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How to Get a Disabled-Only Parking Pole

At the end of the day, most people just want to get home and relax. But, the quest for a parking spot after a long day’s work can be hectic and mentally draining. Countless circles around the block can seem like hours, and if you have a physical disability, walking
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Notice of Rescheduling of Sales of Wheelchair Accessible Taxicab Medallions

On August 16, 2014, notice was published in the Pennsylvania Bulletin of the Philadelphia Parking Authority's Board Order 14-003 directing the Taxicab & Limousine Division ("TLD") to administer the sale of 46 Philadelphia taxicab medallions, each of which are designated as wheelchair accessible vehicle (WAV) taxicab medallions.  This notice included
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PEO Spotlight: Antonio Menezes

The job of a PPA Parking Enforcement Officer (PEO) requires a lot of patience and a liking for physical activity. PEOs wake up every morning knowing they’ll be insulted at least once a day for doing their job -- a job that requires eight hours of walking and yes -- at times
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PPA AutoPark Discounts

Philadelphia is a happening city with a vast history and an insatiable love for the arts. Combined with our vibrant culture, there’s no doubt Philly has a huge brag list. So---lets keep bragging. With a plethora of theaters and tourist attractions encompassing our city, there is always something to do. Whether
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Teen Driver Safety Week: 5 to Drive Rules

Ahh, getting a driver’s license. It’s a moment for a teenager to rejoice in a newfound freedom bestowed upon them. They’ll no longer have an anxious mom or an overly commanding dad as a passenger. Instead, their cars will be filled with friends who are also rejoicing; rejoicing that their
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#TBT: PPA Headquaters

It’s been over a year since we set up shop at 701 Market Street. Nestled conveniently nearThe Gallery Mall,Chinatown andReading Terminal Market, we have the perk of working in the most energetic section of Philly. So for this month’s #TBT, we sifted through Philadelphia’s public records and stumbled upon a
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Where to Park for Terror Behind the Walls

"One of America's darkest, most haunted prisons [and] best haunted houses," says Travel Channel's  Zak Bagans. He is of course speaking of Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls, a nightmare-inducing exhibit that’s guaranteed to leave you petrified. That’s what you're paying for, isn't it? So why would you PAY to
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