Here's what you need to know about the new parking pay stations in downtown Davenport.

The City of Davenport's new automated pay stations for the three parking ramps downtown, can seem a bit intimidating when you first look at them. Any kind of changes to how we are used to doing things here can take a minute to catch on.

I was surprised by how easy and convenient it is to use them. If you are downtown enjoying a show at the Adler, shopping at one of the many boutiques or trying all the amazing places there are to treat-n-eat, then here is a detailed look at your parking need-to-know.

And coming early February, the City of Davenport will have an app you can download so you can pay right from your phone.