Parkmobile already provided pay-by-phone parking near Foggy Bottom, Georgetown University Hospital and Nationals Park.
A competitor involved in a pilot program, Verrus Mobile Technologies, stopped providing service in the District last month, when the city officially chose Parkmobile as its pay-by-phone parking meter system.
“It provides another, convenient payment option for drivers,” District Department of Transportation interim Director Terry Bellamy said in a statement. “Instead of paying with cash or a credit card, all it takes is a couple clicks with the mobile app or a short phone call and you’re on your way.”
American flags decorate the hood of an antique Ford car in the 4th of July Parade in Ripley, W. Va., on July 4, 2014. The parade is billed as "the USA's largest small town Independence Day Celebration."