Philadelphia Parking Authority
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.
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.