Monthly Archives : October 2018

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2019-2020 Medallion Issuance

IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING 2019-2020 MEDALLIONS: Per Authority regulation 52 Pa. Code § 1013.1 (relating to certificate and medallion required), a vehicle may not provide citywide taxicab service unless a current and valid certificate is issued by the Authority to the owner of the vehicle and the medallion assigned to that certificate is attached

November Board Meeting Date Change

The Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority has changed the date for the regularly scheduled November Board Meeting to Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 10:00 am in the Board Room of the Authority’s Headquarters, 701 Market Street, Suite 5400, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
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The International Association of Transportation Regulators Announces Zakaria Elbaroudi, from the City of Philadelphia, as 2018 International Driver of the Year

The IATR is pleased to announce that it has selected Zakaria Elbaroudi, certified Taxicab Driver in the City of Philadelphia, as 2018 International Driver of the Year. The IATR’s Driver of the Year Award is recognition by government transportation professionals to a driver who has provided excellent service to passengers,
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PPA Executive Director: Fatal NY Limo Accident a Reminder that more Oversight Needed for Uber, Lyft too

The deaths of 20 people in a limousine accident in New York last weekend shocked us all. The reports of basic safety failures by that limousine company dovetail with concerns I have raised about the current state of regulatory oversight in Philadelphia. Recent state legislation called Act 164 banned the practice of inspecting
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RFP No. 18-17 Multi-Space Meters 2018

This opportunity is being issued by the Parking Authority (“Authority”), a body corporate and politic created under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in accordance with the Act of June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22, as amended, known as the “Parking Authority Law”. The Authority is soliciting written proposals