Monthly Archives : April 2012

Philadelphia’s City Code And Charter

Parking rules not making any sense? Always getting a ticket? Do you ever wonder where Philadelphia’s traffic regulations come from or where you can find them? The City’s website, has a link to the City Code and Charter. On their homepage, under the word “Transparency” you will find the link. The Traffic Code is
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The Porch

Heading over to the PPA headquarters to renew your residential parking permit? Make the trip worth your while and plan it around one of many events taking place regularly at The Porch. This hot spot, which opened last November, is located at 30th Street Station, and has a variety of
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STREET IMPROVEMENT SCHEDULED FOR WEEK OF APRIL16

Streets Commissioner Clarena I. W. Tolson announced yesterday that the following streets are scheduled for street improvement work during the week of April 16, 2012. Weather or special events in the area may alter the resurfacing schedule. Residents are urged to move their cars from the work sites when temporary "No
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Murals In Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has always been proud to partner with cultural and historical organizations in Philadelphia.  This year we are fortunate enough to be a part of three newly created, masterfully drawn artistic works. One gigantic mural spans a series of Parking Authority garages at the Philadelphia International Airport and
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Meet Jim Ney: Taxi And Limousine Division Director

Jim Ney, Director of the Taxicab and Limousine Division, was hired by the Philadelphia Parking Authority in May, 1983, upon completion of his Master's Degree in Urban Studies. Initially, Jim was part of the Analysis staff of PPA’s new on-street parking program.  Jim was influential in creating what is currently
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Phone App To Pay For Parking Meters

Check out this article about paying for parking meters with your phone. Do you think Philadelphia should look into this technology? Let us know what you think! http://www.freep.com/article/20120319/BUSINESS01/203190354/Mark-Phelan-All-you-need-is-a-phone-and-an-app-to-avoid-parking-tickets-wasted-time  
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Ticket Issuance In Philadelphia

Do you feel like you are always getting a ticket?  Well you’re not alone, a lot of people feel that way.  But the fact is, only 33% of parking violations that occur are actually ticketed. The good news is that overall, ticket issuance is down.  This means drivers are doing
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Happy Easter!

  Expecting relatives this Easter? If you’re a city-dweller and plan on having a houseful of family members, you already have enough on your plate without thinking about where the in-laws will park. Now, thanks to the Philadelphia Parking Authority, you have one less thing to think about, because Enforcement Officers will
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