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City Of Philadelphia Gives Shoppers A Holiday Gift

If you’re trying to plan your holiday errands, the City of Philadelphia has a gift for you again this year: free Saturday parking at meters city wide at 11 a.m. starting tomorrow.

11/29/2013

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3 On Your Side: Website Claims To Cover Your Parking/Traffic Tickets

3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan takes a look at a business that describes itself as a “traffic ticket protection company.”

09/26/2013

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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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State Lawmakers Concerned About City Council’s Parking Surcharge Bill

Some state lawmakers are concerned about a bill passed by Philadelphia city council that would add a $4 surcharge to parking tickets.

08/08/2012

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City Appeals Judge’s Ruling Allowing Motorists To Cross-Examine PPA Ticket Writers

Motorists who get that sinking feeling when fighting parking tickets were encouraged to hear in July that a Philadelphia judge ruled they should be able to cross-examine a ticket writer. But, the ruling is not gaining any traction. The city is fighting it.

08/02/2012

A ticket and a smile? The PPA wants to change their reputation. (file photo)

PPA Officers To Be Trained On Being Friendly, Helpful

The Parking Authority apparently wants a kinder, gentler image, and so officials are going to be training their hundreds of enforcement officers on how to be more friendly and helpful.

07/25/2012

Jerry Connors (right) tells councilman Bill Green he is fine with written appeals online but not by phone or Skype. (credit: City of Phila. TV)

City Council Committee Approves Bill To Make Fighting Parking Tickets Easier

A City Council committee has approved a plan to let you fight parking tickets without having to show up in person. The vote came despite objections from the agency that hears appeals.

04/26/2012

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3 On Your Side: Delaware Parking Ticket Nightmare

The Audi Quattro was John Harvey’s dream car, but the sporty coupe led the Wilmington native into a nightmare. And it all happened because of a reissued license plate.

02/24/2012

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Council: Fight Parking Tix Online Or On The Phone

Two city council members want to make it easier to fight City Hall — by letting people contest parking tickets and other citations without having to show up in person.

02/16/2012

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