Monthly Archives : May 2012

Learn More About On-Street Parking

Knowledge leads to understanding and understanding leads to less confusion. The PPA wants the public to understand how on-street parking regulations are made with you and your neighborhood in mind. The foundation of the On-Street Parking Program consists of sound regulations for each business and residential area. Regulations are tailored to accommodate
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Taxi Q & A

Q: Are cab drivers allowed to prohibit passengers from sitting in the front passenger seat? A: Yes, it is at the driver's discretion.  However, they are required to accommodate the requests of elderly, disabled, infirmed or obese passengers for that front seat if it seems that it is easier for the individual to enter and
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Streets Department Update

Temporary Closure from Monday, May 7 to Sunday, May 27 2012 ALLEGHENY AVENUE TO BE CLOSED FOR UP TO THREE WEEKS FOR REMOVAL OF CONRAIL BRIDGE Streets Commissioner Clarena Tolson announced today that construction work will begin Monday, May 7 on the Allegheny Avenue Railroad Bridge Removal Project. There will be a
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Fluctuating Parking Prices

Check out this article to see how San Francisco is trying to alleviate traffic congestion and create more available parking spaces. Do you think Philadelphia should look into something similar?     Tell us what you think on Facebook!
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Earth Day Award: Congrats To Joe!

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) celebrated the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day on April 20th by promoting environmental awareness.  Joe D'Urso of Airport Operations received recognition for his contributions to environmental stewardship at the Philadelphia International Airport. Joe was recognized at PHL's annual Earth Day awards ceremony during Earth Week. Environmental Stewardship Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is
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Parking Related Accidents

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), 20 percent of all automobile insurance claims are parking-related. It's no wonder that one out of every three drivers feel it’s okay to “love-tap” the bumper of the car next to them while parking. Being a safe driver doesn't just mean being cautious
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