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Towing Begins In Center City Papal Visit Security ZonesResidents are required to move their vehicles to accommodate the city's preparation for events that will be part the World Meeting of Families and visit of Pope Francis.
Crews To Begin Towing Vehicles Inside Designated Papal Area This SundayRichard Dixon with the Philadelphia Parking Authority says if your car is towed during the World Meeting of Families and the papal visit there are some very important things you need to know.
Free Garage Spots For Center City Car Owners Who Have Resident Parking Permits During Papal Visit"It seemed appropriate that people who have already paid for an annual permit would have some accommodation to make this easier for them."
PPA Approves More Wheelchair-Accessbile Taxisfter many delays and false starts, the Philadelphia Parking Authority's effort is gaining ground.
New Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs Begin Rolling Onto Philadelphia's StreetsA Dodge Journey van was the first wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV) to hit the road since 50 new WAV taxi medallions were sold by the PPA.
GOP Candidate For Phila. Mayor Wary of Proposed Expansion of PPA Duties"I didn't necessarily know that (parking enforcement officers) have a lot of extra time on their hands," candidate Melissa Murray Bailey says. "And if they do have extra time on their hands, then we should be looking at how we're allocating our resources."
Democratic Mayoral Nominee Kenney Introduces Idea Of Expanding Powers Of PPAThe November election is less than five months away, but Democratic Mayoral candidate Jim Kenney is already introducing the idea of giving the Philadelphia Parking Authority more responsibility, which isn't entirely new.
By The Numbers: The Perils Of Parking Illegally In PhiladelphiaSince the beginning of 2012, nearly 4.9 million tickets have been doled out.
Phila. Parking Authority OKs Pay-By-Smartphone AppThe board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority has given a thumbs-up to a system called Pango, a free smartphone app that allows you to feed the meter (or kiosk) with your cell phone.
Philadelphia Encouraging Homeowners to Add Curbside Electric Car ChargersIf you live in Philadelphia and own an electric car, you can get a special parking space in front of your home to charge your vehicle.
3 Taxi Medallions Sold by Phila. Parking Authority, At Bargain-Basement PricesFinally, success for the Philadelphia Parking Authority's taxi medallion auction. But the price was far from what the PPA originally hoped for.
Nutter Administration Hopes To Delay Pay-By-Smartphone Parking AppPPA officials want to move ahead with an app that allows you to pay for parking with your smartphone, but the mayor fears it will adversely affect school district funding.