Philadelphia Parking Authority
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.
Parking problems have these Vespa owners considering putting their brand new scooter up for sale.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority will temporarily put a hold on neighborhood Scooter Parking enforcement while a new set of procedures are put in place.
For ten years, Fitler Square resident Al Kelman has been getting around Center City on his scooter. Then suddenly, he received three parking tickets in one week.
City officials are poised to raise the cost of renewing residential parking permits, which are used in more than two dozen neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia.
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.