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Stigall Show Log 2.26.13

Chris discusses CPAC snubbing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, the controversy surrounding Argo, and the reasons people are leaving Philadelphia. He talks to David Martosko from the Daily Caller about the latest on the FBI investigation of New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, and former Director of the Congressional Budget Office, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, about the impending sequester cuts.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/26/2013

(A parking kiosk in center city  Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

PPA Predicts Fewer Parking Violations, Less Revenue For City, Schools

The budget for the coming year — adopted Monday by the Parking Authority’s board — predicts that the on-street division will see a $4 million decline in net revenue — essentially profit that is forwarded to the city and school district.

02/26/2013

(A parking kiosk in center city  Philadelphia.  Credit: John McDevitt)

Limited Free Meter Parking In City Begins Saturday

It’s an incentive offered by the city every year around this time to get more holiday shoppers to do their gift buying in Philadelphia rather than the malls.

11/23/2012

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Supreme Court Justice Gets Parking Ticket In Philadelphia

Even if you’re a member of the country’s highest court, run afoul of the Philadelphia Parking Authority and you’ll find a ticket on your windshield.

10/16/2012

A ticket and a smile? The PPA wants to change their reputation. (file photo)

PPA Officers To Be Trained On Being Friendly, Helpful

The Parking Authority apparently wants a kinder, gentler image, and so officials are going to be training their hundreds of enforcement officers on how to be more friendly and helpful.

07/25/2012

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Controversial New Bill Would Put 15 Wheelchair Accessible Cabs On Philadelphia Streets

The Pennsylvania Senate is considering a bill to give Philadelphia more handicapped-accessible taxi’s but even disability rights groups oppose the legislation.

06/27/2012

(credit: Steve Butler)

Council Committee Approves $4 Surcharge For Parking Tickets

A City Council committee has approved adding a $4 surcharge to all parking tickets, with some of the money potentially set aside for the city’s parks. Questions about the bill’s legality remain.

06/12/2012

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Good News, Bad News For Parking Ticket Recipients

City Council has given its thumbs-up to letting you fight parking tickets by mail or online rather than having to show up in person.

05/24/2012

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Philadelphia Police Officers Suffer Minor Injuries During Scuffle In Mantua

Three Philadelphia police officers suffered minor injuries when an argument between a tow truck driver and the owner of a car being towed got out of hand.

03/20/2012

(credit: Steve Butler)

PPA Says Higher Parking Rates Help Philadelphia Schools

Last year’s hike in parking meter rates in Center City may have irritated drivers — but officials at the Parking Authority say some of the extra cash is heading to the struggling School District.

02/28/2012

File Photo (Photo by Jeff Fusco/Getty Images)

PPA Requiring 300 City Cabs To Be Wheelchair-Accessible By End Of The Year

The Philadelphia Parking Authority says it will require that 300 taxicabs in the city be wheelchair-accessible by the end of 2012 and it will choose the 300 through a lottery. Cab owners are less than thrilled.

01/20/2012

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Free Parking? Philadelphia’s Kiosks Don’t Care

Street parking is free in Philadelphia after 11am tomorrow, as it is every Saturday between Thanksgiving and Christmas. If you didn’t know, you’re not alone: many people still pay.

12/09/2011

(File photo by Mike Dougherty)

City Council Rejects Real Estate Agents’ Request For Special Parking Permits

Local real estate agents went before a city council committee, asking for a special parking permit, so they don’t have to worry about getting tickets while showing homes. The lawmakers refused.

11/30/2011

(credit: Steve Butler)

Phantom Parking Tickets In Philadelphia Haunt Drivers

Have you ever received a late notice for a parking ticket you didn’t know you got? You’re not alone.

10/27/2011

Philadelphia Parking Authority Goes Warm And Fuzzy With Social Media

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has unveiled the latest weapon in its charm offensive: a Facebook page to explain its mission.

10/26/2011

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