Philadelphia Parking Authority
Since May, when one taxi operator was murdered in West Philadelphia, other drivers have been stabbed, choked, beaten, threatened, and shot.
On Wednesday, a resident tweeted the Parking Authority asking why cars are allowed to park on the median of Oregon Avenue and in left-hand turns lanes on Oregon without getting ticketed. The PPA’s twitter feed, @PhilaParking, responded that “City ordinances, passed by City Council years ago, allows this parking.”
Ronald Blount, president of the Taxi Workers Alliance of Pennsylvania, led a noontime rally of about 100 cabbies at 31st and Market Streets on Friday.
Many describe the cab driver as a hard working, devoted husband and father of a seven-year-old girl.
Is the logo of the Philadelphia Parking Authority a pass to park anywhere? Over just a few days, the CBS 3 I-Team found Philadelphia Parking Authority employees, driving authority vehicles, parking illegally all over the city.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority is moving the end of April and it should be more convenient for city residents.
At the PPA’s fleet garage in Southwest Philadelphia this morning, CEO Samuel Burlum of North Jersey-based Extreme Energy Solutions pointed to one of the devices they are retrofitting in six PPA vehicles.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority says the service is illegal, impounding vehicles and issuing hefty fines.
The budget for the coming year — adopted Monday by the Parking Authority’s board — predicts that the on-street division will see a $4 million decline in net revenue — essentially profit that is forwarded to the city and school district.
You can now fight a parking ticket online. The City of Philadelphia has launched a new website which allows individuals to appeal parking tickets online that will include the ability to upload documents in support of an appeal, as well as rules of the appeals process.
The changes are aimed at easing neighbor-versus-neighbor squabbles.
Distracted drivers. You see them all the time. They’re on the road with a smartphone in one hand and the steering wheel in the other. It’s dangerous and there are laws against this. But not many people in Pennsylvania are getting in trouble for driving and texting. CBS 3′s I-Team reporter Ben Simmoneau hit the street to find out why.
Whether traveling by train, plane or automobile for homemade pumpkin pie, keep in mind a few tips that will help you navigate the Philadelphia area this holiday season.
Figures presented at Wedneday’s board meeting show the agency has collected $3½ million less than it expected to, so far this fiscal year, and officials were offering several explanations.
The plan conceived by Councilman Mark Squilla would have $2 going to the Philadelphia Parking Authority for taxi and limousine enforcement and the other $2 to the Department of Parks and Recreation.