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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How to Obtain Your meterUP Receipt

Step 1 To obtain a parking receipt through your meterUP application, open the app and click on the menu, located on the top left-side of your phone. Step 2 Click on ‘Parking Sessions’. Step 3 Locate the Parking Session that covers the time the ticket was issued. Step 4 You can either take a screenshot of the
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Why Did I Get a Ticket After Paying With meterUP?

Verify that you entered your license plate correctly when registering for meterUP.  If you entered your plate incorrectly and the Parking Enforcement Officer checked for a paid status with your actual license plate, a ticket will be issued. Verify that you paid for the correct license plate.  If you
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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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