PPA Warns Of Stricter Enforcement During DNCWith a flood of people expected to hit Center City for the Democratic National Convention, the Philadelphia Parking Authority says enforcement officers will be a little more strict on certain violations.
City Council Explores Parking Authority Low Funding To Public Schools, Despite Making Higher ProfitsParking Authority officials explained its declining contribution to the school district results from a complicated combination of state law, increasing pension costs, and events such as the Pope's visit and snowstorms.
Phila. Parking Authority Seeks To Ground Some Airport FlyersThe Philadelphia Parking Authority took action, this week, to solve a long-standing problem at its airport garage.
Phila. Parking Authority To Help With City's Snow Plowing EffortsPhiladelphia will get some help with that difficult side street plowing that's continuing after the weekend's massive snowfall.
PPA Not Enforcing Meter, Kiosk Parking Monday & TuesdayIn response to the ongoing cleanup in the aftermath of the weekend winter storm, the Philadelphia Parking Authority was not enforcing meter and kiosk parking violations on Monday.
PPA Offers Free And Discounted Parking For Philadelphia Shoppers During Holiday SeasonIf you plan on doing any shopping in Philadelphia on Saturdays from now through New Year's Day, you're in luck.
New App Puts Paying For Phila. Parking Spots A Tap AwayYour smartphone could be a new line of defense against those dreaded parking tickets in Philadelphia. It's thanks to a free app that's being released this week by the same agency that doles out those violations.
PPA Raising Convenience Fee For Paying Parking Tickets Online, By PhoneDrivers who park illegally in Philadelphia beware.
Towing Begins In Center City Papal Visit Security ZonesResidents are required to move their vehicles to accommodate the city's preparation for events that will be part the World Meeting of Families and visit of Pope Francis.
Crews To Begin Towing Vehicles Inside Designated Papal Area This SundayRichard Dixon with the Philadelphia Parking Authority says if your car is towed during the World Meeting of Families and the papal visit there are some very important things you need to know.
Free Garage Spots For Center City Car Owners Who Have Resident Parking Permits During Papal Visit"It seemed appropriate that people who have already paid for an annual permit would have some accommodation to make this easier for them."
PPA Approves More Wheelchair-Accessbile Taxisfter many delays and false starts, the Philadelphia Parking Authority's effort is gaining ground.
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.
GOP Candidate For Phila. Mayor Wary of Proposed Expansion of PPA Duties"I didn't necessarily know that (parking enforcement officers) have a lot of extra time on their hands," candidate Melissa Murray Bailey says. "And if they do have extra time on their hands, then we should be looking at how we're allocating our resources."
Democratic Mayoral Nominee Kenney Introduces Idea Of Expanding Powers Of PPAThe November election is less than five months away, but Democratic Mayoral candidate Jim Kenney is already introducing the idea of giving the Philadelphia Parking Authority more responsibility, which isn't entirely new.