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Notice to all Interested Parties

The Taxicab and Limousine Committee (TLC) of the Philadelphia Parking Authority Board will meet to receive public comment concerning implementation of new taxicab driver safety measures. These may include but are not limited to requiring installation of security and surveillance cameras, trouble lights, and development and posting of public service
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Changing Times

By Jimmy Dintino How do you react to change in your life?  Is it something you welcome, enthusiastically with open-arms or do you look upon change cautiously, skeptically, with an uncertain fear of not knowing what to expect? People say all the time that change is just a natural part of life. 
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over

While the PPA is not responsible for enforcing violations such as driving under the influence, we want everyone to arrive at their destinations and parking spaces safely.  Drunk driving has always been a serious issue in the U.S. The National Drunk Driving Enforcement Crackdown 2013 “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” will
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The Beginning

By Jimmy Dintino The Philadelphia Parking Authority was created on January 11, 1950, by an Ordinance of Philadelphia City Council pursuant to an act of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania enacted in 1947.  PPA’s original, primary mission was to respond to the increasing demand for parking in Philadelphia’s center
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Bulletin Building

By Jimmy Dintino History of our old home Designed by George Howe with Louis McAllister Jr., this simple modern structure was built as the offices and production plant for the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin newspaper.  It was Howe’s last major commission. The building was famous amongst Philadelphians for its giant
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The Phlash Is Back!

By Albert Lee Sightseeing in Philadelphia just became a whole lot easier with the return of the Philly Phlash!  The Phlash is the seasonal transportation loop making its rounds to all of Philadelphia’s world-class attractions that include Eastern State Penitentiary, the Philadelphia Zoo, and the Reading Terminal Market. 19 stops in all
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National Stop On Red Week

In 1995, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) created the Stop Red-Light Running Program to help educate the public on the dangers of red-light running and increase enforcement at a grassroots, community level. A key platform of this effort is National Stop on Red Week, which takes place annually the first week of
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To All Concerned Parties:

The Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority, at its regular meeting on 7/23/13, issued the attached Order and proposed regulations concerning Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV)Taxicab Service. This proposed rulemaking will proceed through the standard state agency regulatory promulgation process. All interested parties will be afforded the opportunity to provide comment
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