Philadelphia Parking Authority
Philadelphia is now one step closer to having wheelchair-accessible taxicabs available.
City Council’s Streets and Services Committee okayed a rate change for all 8,000 meters in Philadelphia, from 50 cents an hour to $1.00 an hour.
Cars in a funeral procession don’t have to worry about getting nabbed by red-light cameras in Philadelphia, a Parking Authority official assures drivers.
None of this affects the core of center city and University City, where multi-space kiosks are used rather than the old-style meters.
Fines for running a red light are now in effect at the intersection of Stenton and Ogontz Avenues in West Oak Lane.
But members of Philadelphia City Council found no easy answers.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority says despite mounds of snow at many curbsides, no one is getting a break this week.
If you have been using Philadelphia Parking Authority “smart cards” to pay for parking at meters and kiosks around the city, get ready to change back to change.
The camera is at the intersection of Ogontz and Stenton Avenues and will be activated midnight Sunday.
Xerox State and Local Solutions is taking over from ATS, which has been the vendor since the program’s inception.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority has received state permission to issue 150 new taxicab medallions, each of which could fetch $400,000.
By Jim Donovan: I’ve got some good news for shoppers that park in Philadelphia during the holidays. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has announced that expired meter violations will not be enforced on Saturdays between Thanksgiving […]
PPA deputy executive director Rick Dickson says parking after 11am on December 28th is free, and their web site was wrong.
Scooter owners in the city will soon be able to apply for a residential parking permit, similar to the one car owners are issued.
Flashing “trouble lights” could soon be mandatory on Philadelphia cabs to alert the passing public that a driver is possibly being attacked or robbed and needs help.