PPA 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.
Over the objections of the Nutter administration, City Council is moving to encourage more valet parking at the nightclubs along Delaware Avenue, by reducing the cost that the clubs must pay for city permits.
Monkey Parking is a free iOS app that lets people announce where they are parked, and then take bids on who wants rights to park in that space next.
The Philadelphia Zoo is expecting a new addition. No, not a rare baby cat or gorilla but a parking garage that zoo officials say is just as important to visitors.
The authority’s director, Vince Fenerty, says the ongoing operation is born from customer complaints “that our parking enforcement officers were not trained well and were ignorant.”
Mayor Nutter is warning of dire consequences to the city’s budget after Philadelphia City Council — ignoring his pleas — voted to roll back the tax on fees at parking garages and parking lots.
Parking garage attendants packed Philadelphia City Council chambers today on behalf of their bosses, who were pushing City Council to lower the city’s 20-percent parking tax.