Parking & Directions
Located at the intersection of Routes 27 and 135 in the heart of Natick Center, the Natick Center Cultural District is easily accessible by foot, by car, bicycle, and MBTA commuter rail.
Conveniently located in Middlesex County just 18 miles west of Boston, Natick is considered part of the Greater Boston area. With a population of 33,006 at the 2010 census, Natick is the population center of Massachusetts and geographic center of the MetroWest region.
Natick Center MBTA Station is an easy train ride away from Boston to the east and Worcester to the west. There is also the MWRTA buses with a stop at Natick Common that will take to the Natick Collection and to other destination in MetroWest.
The Town of Natick provides on-street metered parking for visitors, and several municipal lots located throughout Natick Center. Downtown Parking Rates Map: https://natickma.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2862/Parking-Map-Flyer_122915v10a3?bidId=
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The Town of Natick has partnered with Passport, the transportation software company that provides contactless payment options to cities and their parkers. Passport Parking, Passport’s digital parking application is a cashless alternative to paying at a meter or pay station.
The app, powered by the Passport Operating System, allows users to safely manage and extend sessions remotely without the need to use coins or to touch parking hardware. Watch our video on how to use Passport!
To begin a session, users can follow these simple steps:
1. Download the free Passport Parking app from the App Store or Google Play
2. Create an account with an email address or phone number.
3. Park anywhere you see Passport Parking app signs & decals.
4. Pay for your parking session from your phone.
5. Extend your time remotely if you’d like to stay longer!
Still, have questions? Check out our FAQs.
Users can also manage their parking online at passportparking.com.