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City of Chico

City of Chico

Parking and Transportation

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From navigating where to park to driving our City streets, we’ve got you covered so that you can keep moving.
 
 
 

Downtown Parking

Downtown Parking

The City of Chico has deployed a new parking management system for metered locations in the downtown and campus areas.  Users can pay with coin or card through Smart Meter Kiosks, and via mobile payment using the assport Mobile application.  Please refer to the following resources: 
 

Parking Permit Information

Parking Permit Information

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Apply for a Municipal 10-hour parking lot or residential parking permit online.

Or, download an application and bring the completed form to the Finance Front Counter during regular business hours.
 

Experience Chico by Bike

Experience Chico by Bike

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The City of Chico encourages the use of bicycles for transportation, recreation and fitness. The City’s Traffic Division provides accommodations for bicyclists on many roads, like the numerous bike racks in the downtown area and the dozens of bike paths and bike lanes throughout the city.
 
 

Transportation

Transportation

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Get around or out of town by plane, bus, bike, or train.
 
 

Streets, Sidewalks, and Alley Grading

Streets, Sidewalks, and Alley Grading

Construction workersOur street maintenance section is responsible for maintaining more than 300 miles of streets and includes repairing potholes, eliminating hazardous sidewalk conditions with temporary repairs, repairing pavement failures prior to resurfacing or replacement, grading shoulders and alleys, graffiti removal in the public right-of-way, and responding to other emergency street conditions as needed.
 

Signals, Streetlights, Markings & Signs

Signals, Streetlights, Markings & Signs

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Traffic Signals

Please call us immediately if you see a traffic signal out or not operating properly. (530) 894-4200, Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm or (530) 897-4911 after hours.