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Councilman Mark Squilla

(A Septa concourse at Market East.  File photo by Steve Tawa)

SEPTA Sells Corporate Naming Rights At Market East Station

Much like the last stop on the Broad Street line at Pattison Avenue became AT&T station, corporate sponsorship will bring about a name change at the Authority’s Market East Station.

09/02/2014

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PPA To Begin Study On Scooter, Motorcycle Parking In Center City

The PPA will be collecting data about parking, and will address scooter and motorcycle needs after collecting about 6 months worth of data.

07/01/2014

(Flanked by other city officials, Mayor Nutter speaks to reporters about the Actual Value Initiative, AVI.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

2013 IN REVIEW: AVI Becomes Reality For Philadelphia Homeowners

The Actual Value Initiative, or “AVI” became the most battled-over program in City Hall during 2013.

12/29/2013

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Councilman May Try To Override Mayor’s Veto of Full-Building Electronic Billboard

Mayor Nutter has vetoed a bill that would have allowed the owner of the old Electric Factory bill to drape electronic advertising on the building’s sides. But, the idea may not yet be dead.

01/28/2013

(credit: Steve Butler)

Nutter Veto of $4 Surcharge on Parking Tickets Will Stand

A City Council plan to add a $4 surcharge on all parking tickets is now dead. Mayor Nutter last week vetoed the $4 ticket surcharge, calling the measure illegal on several fronts.

09/20/2012

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Council Committee Approves $4 Surcharge For Parking Tickets

A City Council committee has approved adding a $4 surcharge to all parking tickets, with some of the money potentially set aside for the city’s parks. Questions about the bill’s legality remain.

06/12/2012

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