Monthly Archives : September 2014



Please be advised that the Philadelphia Parking Authority has changed the date and time for the remaining three Board Meetings in 2014. The new dates and times are as follows: OCTOBER: Tuesday, October 28th, 9:30 a.m.NOVEMBER: Tuesday, November 25th, 9:30 a.m.DECEMBER: Tuesday, December 16th, 9:30 a.m.
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A Philadelphian First: PEO Shirley Barnett

Shirley Barnett is a Philadelphian first, and that’s why she’s been a Parking Enforcement Officer (PEO) for more than 27 years. She is patient, soft-spoken and easy going, but she doesn’t let her good nature mislead anyone. Barnett is not one for nonsense, making her such an excellent asset to
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Where to Park for the Rock N’ Roll Marathon

  The Rock ‘N’ Roll ½ Marathon is coming to the Ben Franklin Parkway on September 20th and 21st. Last year, the race brought 22,000 runners to Philly, leading them through the Art Museum area, historical downtown and along the Schuylkill River. If you’re thinking about participating this year, visit their
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Hail Hail! Cab Apps Are Here!

Thanks, technology. You make our lives easier, especially while we’re constantly on the go-- that’s why Way2Ride, a free mobile app will eventually give commuters the option to hail cabs from the push of a button. That’s right--the days of arm flailing and looking like a maniac on street corners
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Park(ing) Day: When Cities Transform into Parks

On September 19, you’ll probably notice parks sprouting up around Philly; parks that weren't there the day before. That’s because Philadelphia is one of many cities around the world hosting International Park(ing) Day. This is the seventh year local businesses, artists, and even individual citizens, have worked together to transform some
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