The mobile app enables you to pay for taxi rides with a tap of your smartphone. The PPA and the vendor, VeriFone Systems, the maker of Way2Ride, also are working on the technology and logistics of using the app to hail a cab.
As the Parking Authority warned back in February, Smartcards are going away — and today is the last day you can buy them.
In response to the City’s Snow Emergency which is set to begin at 10 p.m. tonight, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) announced that beginning at 6:00 p.m., Sunday, March 2, 2014, the following PPA owned and operated center city garages will charge a flat twenty-four hour $5.00 parking rate until the end of the current snow emergency:
The Philadelphia Parking Authority says despite mounds of snow at many curbsides, no one is getting a break this week.
With yet another storm on the horizon, the Philadelphia Parking Authority is planning to reinstate its $5 emergency parking rate.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority is offering discounted parking due to the weather.
Scooter owners in the city will soon be able to apply for a residential parking permit, similar to the one car owners are issued.
The top-ticketed location is South Broad Street and Penn Square on the south side of City Hall, according to the PPA, with 22,611 violations in 2012.
Parking problems have these Vespa owners considering putting their brand new scooter up for sale.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority says scooters are motorized vehicles and therefore they belong on the street, not the sidewalk, even when they are parked.
Parking tickets and noodles have absolutely nothing to do with each other, unless you’re in Philadelphia right now.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority, now four years into using on-street electronic kiosks in Center City and University City, has no immediate plans to extend them into neighborhoods.
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.
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.
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.