Monthly Archives : March 2016

Bid No. 16-02 Replace Lights on Arrivals Road at PHL – Phase II – Electrical Contractor

This Bid is being issued by the Parking Authority (the “Authority”). The Authority is soliciting bids from qualified vendors in order to Replace Lights on Arrivals Road at Philadelphia International Airport. The sole contact at the Authority shall be Mary Wheeler, Manager of Contract Administration, 701 Market Street, Suite 5400, Philadelphia, PA
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#TBT: America’s First Multi-Storey Parking Garage

Nowadays if you’re parking in a city, you can’t turn a corner without seeing a parking garage, right? Believe it or not, parking garages weren’t always a thing, especially during the early years of automobiles. That all changed in 1918 with the Hotel La Salle Garage in Chicago. Considered the first multi-storey
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Parking Fails: Volume IX

Parking: Just like riding a bike or throwing a baseball, you either can do it well or you can’t do it at all. Whether it’s on the street, in a parking lot or garage, the shortfalls in parking are still alive and well, as you’ll see below. If you’ve missed
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RFP No. 16-03 – Bond Underwriter

This request for proposals is being issued by the Philadelphia Parking Authority (the “Authority”).  The Authority is soliciting written responses from qualified firms to serve as bond underwriter(s) with respect to the issuance of bonds related to certain agreements between the Philadelphia Parking Authority and the City of Philadelphia. Interested firms will need to register by
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Notice of Taxicab Rate Review and Request for Public Comment

To All Interested Parties: On February 23, 2016, the Philadelphia Parking Authority Board approved, through oral resolution, the recommendation of the Taxicab and Limousine Division (“TLD”) to reopen a limited rate review investigation (Download TLD Recommendation "Exhibit A"). The TLD’s request was based partly upon a petition that was filed on Docket

Where to Park for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Philly has a long-standing tradition of, well, having a lot of traditions. One of those many traditions is the always exciting and green-filled St. Patrick’s Day Parade! On Sunday, March 13 at 12 p.m., Saint Patrick’s Day comes a few days early as Philly’s 246th St. Patrick’s Day Parade marches down
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