Driving in Amsterdam isn't a pleasure, it's one of the worst cities to drive your car in. If you do, you need to know where to park it. It's almost impossible to find a normal parking place, because the streets are narrow and always filled with the inhabitants cars or dubble parked vans or lorries. Park your car in one of the parking garages in Amsterdam and use the public transport services, like tram, bus or metro.
Information about OV chipkaart (PT smart card) in public transportation