Police are investigating a rash of scooter and motorcycle thefts in Philadelphia.
The PPA will be collecting data about parking, and will address scooter and motorcycle needs after collecting about 6 months worth of data.
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 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.
The Philadelphia Parking Authority says scooters are motorized vehicles and therefore they belong on the street, not the sidewalk, even when they are parked.
Police are searching for several suspects in connection with the thefts of over 50 scooters and motorcycles off the streets of Philadelphia.
If your children like to bike or skateboard or are very active with scooters or other fast moving street and driveway play things please take the time to get them helmets.