Virginia: Fairfax County considers charging for street parking in Reston, Tysons Corner

Drivers in Tysons Corner and Reston could soon have to pay for street parking.

Fairfax County is set to study parking management plans through an approximately $100,000 consultant’s review that would trigger changes within the next two years.

Several county supervisors see paid parking as inevitable in the areas that are rapidly becoming more urban than suburban. New rules could also include time limits for certain parking spots whether or not they remain free, including the potential for two-hour parking, rush-hour parking restrictions, or a ban on overnight parking.

Enforcement of various rules could involve tow-trucks, license plate readers, curbside sensors and parking officers.