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A parking kiosk in Center City. (Credit: John McDevitt)

PPA Not Offering Enforcement Break For Papal Visit Just Yet

For now, all current parking regulations will be in effect, inside the traffic box and beyond.

08/07/2015

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By The Numbers: The Perils Of Parking Illegally In Philadelphia

Since the beginning of 2012, nearly 4.9 million tickets have been doled out.

06/05/2015

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The Big Boot Alert

The Philadelphia Parking Authority is sending a message to drivers who think they’ve outsmarted the system. There’s a new effort to crack down on people who haven’t paid their tickets and somehow avoided the dreaded boot.

04/24/2015

File photo of Philadelphia taxis. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

PPA Green Lights Taxi Driver Co-op

A Philadelphia taxi co-op has taken a major step forward in the six-year battle to become the first recognized and approved by the Philadelphia Parking Authority.

03/26/2015

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Phila. Parking Authority Evaluating Pay-By-Phone Systems For Future Use

The Philadelphia Parking Authority is asking for proposals to provide a mobile parking payment system so drivers can use smartphones to pay fees on the street and in some lots.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/06/2015

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PPA Offering Discounted Parking Until Snow Emergency Ends

The Philadelphia Parking Authority said it will be offering discounted parking in Center City starting at 6 p.m. Monday and running until the Snow Emergency ends.

01/26/2015

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PPA Warns Of Email Scam Regarding Fake Tickets

A fraud scam which demands payment for overdue Philadelphia parking violations is now circulating by way of email.

12/29/2014

A parking kiosk in Center City. (Credit: John McDevitt)

PPA Relaxes Kiosk Enforcement Sunday Due To Technical Problem

The Philadelphia Parking Authority relaxed enforcement on Sunday because of an technical problem that was preventing kiosks from accepting credit card payments.

12/07/2014

A parking kiosk in Center City. (Credit: John McDevitt)

PPA Announces ‘Relaxed Kiosk Parking Enforcement’ For Sunday

The PPA says this is due to a technical problem having to do with credit card payments at the kiosks.

12/06/2014

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PPA Reducing Starting Bid For New Taxi Medallions

The Philadelphia Parking Authority is lowering the opening bid for new taxi medallions because it’s been unable to sell any at the current asking price.

11/30/2014

A parking kiosk in Center City. (Credit: John McDevitt)

Free Philadelphia Parking Saturdays Of Holiday Shopping Season Returns

The city of Philadelphia has announced it will continue a holiday tradition — free limited parking at meters and kiosks on Saturdays until the end of the year.

11/28/2014

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Uber X Service Wins OK In Much Of Pennsylvania

The 4-1 vote will allow the smartphone app-based service to provide cars in the Pittsburgh area and across much of the state, but not in Philadelphia, where the city’s oft-feared parking authority regulates taxis.

11/13/2014

File photo of Philadelphia taxis. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

No Bids At Parking Authority Taxi Medallion Auction

What if they threw an auction and nobody came? That’s essentially what happened when the Parking Authority offered the first two of 45 new medallions last week.

10/26/2014

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Uber Rolls Out Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

The cost is the same as their traditional service, which starts at a base fare of $7 with a minimum trip of $12. There are caravans equipped with ramps, Mercedes Sprinters, and — for a base fare of $14 and a $25 minimum cost — big Ford minibuses.

09/23/2014

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Judges Shut Down Lyft, Uber In Pittsburgh

Could Philadelphia be next?

07/02/2014

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