The sale of New York City Parking cards ended on December 13, 2018. Parking cards will still be accepted at parking meters throughout the city with no expiration date.
The New York City Parking Card is a pre-paid card that can be used for parking at all City municipal parking fields, parking meters, and selected electronic single-space meters located in Long Island City and Manhattan.
Parking cards do not expire, and you can't refill them. Use the card until the original value you purchased is spent. Discard after use. Refunds are not issued for any unused funds or partially used cards.
To use the parking card, insert it in the meter. After you deduct the amount you need to pay, the new balance will be displayed.