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The Philadelphia Parking Authority

Provides residents, businesses and visitors to Philadelphia with comprehensive parking management services. Our responsibilities include developing the city’s supply of reasonably priced off-street parking, regulating the use of on-street parking, and providing convenient parking facilities at Philadelphia International Airport.

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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

Bid No. 17-07 Repair Lintels at PPA Impound and Maintenance Facility at 6801 Essington Avenue

This opportunity is being issued by the Parking Authority (the “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 seeking bids from qualified  contractors to provide all the […]

Public Alerts

Change of Date for June 2017 Regular Board Meeting

The Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority has changed the date for the regularly scheduled June Board Meeting to Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 10:00 am in the Board Room of the Authority’s Headquarters, 701 Market Street, Suite 5400, Philadelphia, PA 19106.

PPA At Work

PPA at Work: Parking Enforcement Officers Receive Counter-Terrorism Training

One of the guiding principles of the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s (PPA)  mission is to ensure the safety of Philadelphia’s residents and visitors. With over 200 Parking Enforcement Officers patrolling the streets, the PPA is in a unique position to continually assist law enforcement agencies in combating terrorism. Acknowledging the unique role our officers have, the […]

Board Meeting round-up

Board Meeting Round-Up: May 31st, 2017

    Chairman’s Items – Joesph T. Ashdale Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, invited comment from members of the general public. Members of the taxi industry commented on Transportation Network Service regulations and taxicab meter rates.   Director’s Report – Clarena I.W. Tolson Executive Director, Clarena Tolson, provided the Board updates on the following: Contracts: […]