Philadelphia Parking Authority
Beginning May 1st, the per-trip fuel surcharge is $1.25. It is adjusted each month based on gasoline prices.
“I want to apologize to her directly, on behalf of the city government and our administration,” Mayor Nutter said of a “tweet” by press secretary Mark McDonald about a Daily News columnist.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority’s plan to force taxicab owners to convert to wheelchair accessibility is now bogged down in bureaucracy.
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.
Taxi owners, who say they’ve suffered under rising fuel prices, are pleased.
Last year’s hike in parking meter rates in Center City may have irritated drivers — but officials at the Parking Authority say some of the extra cash is heading to the struggling School District.
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.
The Parking Authority wants to require 300 of the city’s 1,600 taxicabs to be made wheelchair accessible this year, and all of them by 2016.
Taxi owners are unhappy because they will be forced to get the equipment from a single provider and use only that provider until the agreement expires in June 2013.
Jeff Hornstein of the newly-formed “Greater Philadelphia Taxi Association” says the contractor VTS is primarily a credit card processing company and that there have been multiple problems with its attempt to become a dispatching service.
Street parking is free in Philadelphia after 11am tomorrow, as it is every Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas. If you didn’t know, you’re not alone: many people still pay.
The latest red light camera is being activated today, this one at a busy intersection in Southwest Philadelphia.
Imagine this: the Philadelphia Parking Authority cutting you some slack!
Local real estate agents went before a city council committee, asking for a special parking permit, so they don’t have to worry about getting tickets while showing homes. The lawmakers refused.
By Jim Donovan: The Philadelphia Parking Authority has announced that there will be free meter parking city wide after 11:00 AM every Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. While meter parking will be free […]