Vince Fenerty

New Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs Begin Rolling Onto Philadelphia's StreetsA Dodge Journey van was the first wheelchair-accessible vehicle (WAV) to hit the road since 50 new WAV taxi medallions were sold by the PPA.
Nutter Administration Hopes To Delay Pay-By-Smartphone Parking AppPPA officials want to move ahead with an app that allows you to pay for parking with your smartphone, but the mayor fears it will adversely affect school district funding.
Phila. Lawmakers Move To Tighten Enforcement of Boot-and-Tow Parking RegulationsA City Council committee approved a measure sought by the Philadelphia Parking Authority that would allow the parking agency to boot and/or tow vehicles that rack up multiple tickets despite attempts by the owner to evade enforcement.
PPA Relaxes Kiosk Enforcement Sunday Due To Technical ProblemThe Philadelphia Parking Authority relaxed enforcement on Sunday because of an technical problem that was preventing kiosks from accepting credit card payments.
PPA Announces ‘Relaxed Kiosk Parking Enforcement’ For SundayThe PPA says this is due to a technical problem having to do with credit card payments at the kiosks.
PPA Reducing Starting Bid For New Taxi MedallionsThe 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.
Free Philadelphia Parking Saturdays Of Holiday Shopping Season ReturnsThe 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.
Nutter Urges End To Standoff Between Parking Authority and 'Uber' ServiceThe Philadelphia Parking Authority cracked down over the weekend, impouding six vehicles and fining the drivers $1,000 each.
Phila. Parking Authority Pushes Reward to $50,000 in Slain Jogger CaseKevin McClain, the brother of murdered jogger Constance McClain-Murray, is a longtime employee of the Parking Authority.
All Philadelphia Red-Light Cameras Being Replaced By New VendorXerox State and Local Solutions is taking over from ATS, which has been the vendor since the program's inception.
Phila. Parking Authority Says It's Writing Fewer Tickets This YearFigures 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.
City Lawmakers Approve Ten-Day Grace Period For Parking Ticket PaymentsBut the late penalties themselves will go up slightly once the grace period has expired.