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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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Nutter Urges End To Standoff Between Parking Authority and ‘Uber’ Service

The Philadelphia Parking Authority cracked down over the weekend, impouding six vehicles and fining the drivers $1,000 each.

10/27/2014

(Philadelphia police use a small bulldozer to clear brush near where the body of Constance McClain-Murray was found as they search for additional clues.  Photo by Jim Melwert)

Phila. Parking Authority Pushes Reward to $50,000 in Slain Jogger Case

Kevin McClain, the brother of murdered jogger Constance McClain-Murray, is a longtime employee of the Parking Authority.

08/08/2014

(Sign warning drivers of  red-light camera at Broad and Vine in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

All Philadelphia Red-Light Cameras Being Replaced By New Vendor

Xerox State and Local Solutions is taking over from ATS, which has been the vendor since the program’s inception.

12/26/2013

(A PPA officer generates a violation ticket.  File photo)

Phila. Parking Authority Says It’s Writing Fewer Tickets This Year

Figures presented at Wedneday’s board meeting show the agency has collected $3½ million less than it expected to, so far this fiscal year, and officials were offering several explanations.

09/26/2012

(File photo by Mike Dougherty)

City Lawmakers Approve Ten-Day Grace Period For Parking Ticket Payments

But the late penalties themselves will go up slightly once the grace period has expired.

11/16/2011

(A wall decoration at the headquarters of the Philadelphia Parking Authority.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Part 2: ‘The Land of Oz’

Why would a state senator from western Pennsylvania care about parking spaces in Philadelphia? He probably doesn’t, yet he has more say over who runs the Philadelphia Parking Authority than our mayor does.

11/04/2011

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PPA Head Says ‘Wish We Thought Of That’ To Councilman’s Penalty Delay Idea

“I do think that the Councilman’s bill, if its explained to me correctly, is visionary thinking. And I’m ashamed that someone here didn’t think of it,” Vince Fennerty said.

10/27/2011

(A Philadelphia Parking Authority officer generates a ticket.  File photo)

Philadelphia Parking Authority Breeding Kinder, More Helpful Ticket Writers

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.”

10/19/2011

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