Monthly Archives : April 2017

Getting Parked During the NFL Draft

If the past year has taught us anything about Philly, it’s that we know how to host big events—and we’ll be reminded of our event hosting prowess from April 27-29 as the NFL Draft sets up shop on the Ben Franklin Parkway. With more than 200,000 fans expected to attend,
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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Science Festival

  Put your thinking caps on: On April 21, the Philadelphia Science Festival returns for its 7th year! Organized by the Franklin Institute, the nine-day, citywide festival aims to celebrate and build a community around science, engineering and technology to perhaps inspire the next Einstein. Through April 29, the festival will boast
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RFP No. 17-10 Mobile Parking Payments 2017

This RFP is being issued by the Parking Authority (the “Authority”). The Authority is soliciting proposals from interested and qualified vendors for a complete mobile parking payment system option for all current and planned on-street and designated off-street paid parking areas in the City of Philadelphia.  The sole contact at the Authority shall be
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New Schedule of Sales of Wheelchair Accessible Taxicab Medallions

Notice to All Interested Parties: On March 31, 2017, the Philadelphia Parking Authority Board issued an Order entered at Docket No. 17-003 authorizing the Taxicab and Limousine Division ("TLD") to administer the sale of 61 wheelchair accessible vehicle ("WAV") medallions beginning on June 21, 2017 with new directives as outlined.  The

Notice of Taxicab Rate Review and Request for Public Comment

To All Interested Parties: On March 31, 2017, the Philadelphia Parking Authority ("Authority") approved, through oral resolution, the recommendation of the Taxicab and Limousine Division ("TLD") to reopen a rate review investigation pursuant to the attached petition that was filed by certified taxicab driver Ronald Blount ("Petition").  A copy of the Petition

PPA Suspends Mobile App Payments

  (PHILADELPHIA) -- Executive Director Clarena Tolson announced that the Philadelphia Parking Authority will suspend parking meter payments through the mobile payment app, meterUp powered by Pango, at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, April 12.  "Financial problems being experienced by its service provider, Pango USA, led us to conclude that we must suspend
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