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The Philadelphia Parking Authority

Provides residents, businesses and visitors to Philadelphia with comprehensive parking management services. The mission of the Philadelphia Parking Authority is to contribute to the economic vitality of Philadelphia and the surrounding region by effectively managing and providing convenient parking on the street, at the airport, and in garages and lots; effectively operating a system of red-light camera enforcement; regulating taxicabs, limousines and transportation network companies; and other transportation-related activities.

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Airport Parking

We provide on-site parking at Philadelphia International Airport and offer the most convenient solutions.


On Street Parking

We're dedicated to accommodating all the particular parking needs and uses of the city’s business and residential areas.


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Bids & Solicitations

RFP No. 18-07 – Immobilization Equipment 2018

This opportunity is being issued by the Parking Authority (“Authority”), a body corporate and politic created under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in accordance with the Act of June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22, as amended, known as the “Parking Authority Law”. The Authority is soliciting written proposals from qualified vendors for […]

Public Alerts

Executive Director Scott Petri’s Statement on PPA’s Annual $110 Million Contribution to the City, School District of Philadelphia, State & Federal Entities

  The purpose of this statement is to correct the inaccurate perception held by many regarding the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s annual $50 million contribution to the City and School District of Philadelphia. The original law “promising $45 million” annually to Philadelphia schools was repealed in 2004 and replaced with a new law that “restricted” the […]

Board Meeting round-up

January 23rd, 2018: Board Meeting Round-Up

Chairman’s Items – Joseph T. Ashdale Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, invited comment from members of the general public. Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, introduced newly appointed Risk Management Director, Antonia Miller, and Internal Auditor, Walter Mingo Director’s Report – Scott Petri During his inaugural Board meeting, PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, thanked the Board […]