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Funeral Arrangements for Jeffrey Bayers

Funeral arrangements for Lot Officer Jeffrey Bayers, who was killed in the line of duty, are:


Viewing:            Friday, April 24, 2015

5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

McCafferty-Sweeney Funeral Home

6126 Torresdale Avenue

Philadelphia, PA   19135


Authority staff wishing to attend the viewing Friday evening should assemble on Torresdale Avenue in front of the funeral home at 4:30 p.m. to enter as a group to pay your respects.


Saturday, April 25, 2015

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Saint Anne’s Roman Catholic Church

2328 E. Lehigh Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19125


Mass:                  Saturday, April 25, 2015

10:00 a.m.

St. Anne’s Roman Catholic Church

2328 E. Lehigh Avenue

Philadelphia, PA   19125


Authority staff attending the funeral Mass, should assemble on E. Lehigh Avenue in front of the church at 9:30 a.m. to enter as a group prior to the start of the Mass.


Interment:        Immediately following the Mass

Calvary Cemetery

2398 Hwy. Rt. 70 W.

Cherry Hill, NJ   08002


A fund has been established to support the Bayers children. Contributions can be made payable to:


Fund for the Benefit of the Children of Jeffrey Bayers

c/o Philadelphia Federal Credit Union

12800 Townsend Road

Philadelphia, PA   19154-9738

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Early this morning the PPA lost a great employee in a very tragic accident. Jeffrey Bayers was a proud father of three and loved husband. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
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PPA Announces $5 Snow Emergency Garage Parking Rate

(PHILADELPHIA) – In response to the City’s Snow Emergency which is set to begin at 6 PM tonight, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) announced that beginning at 5:00 PM today – Monday, January 26, 2015, the following PPA owned and operated center city garages will charge a flat twenty-four hour $5.00 parking rate until 8 AM Wednesday.

  • AutoPark at Independence Mall (5th & Market Streets)
  • AutoPark at Jefferson (10th & Ludlow Streets)
  • AutoPark at the Gallery (10th & Filbert Streets)
  • Auto Park at Old City (2nd & Sansom Streets)
  • Auto Park at 8th & Filbert Streets (801 Filbert Street)
  • Philadelphia Family Court Garage (1503-11 Arch Street – Going south on 15th Street, enter the garage on the west side just after 15th & Cherry St.)


To receive the discounted $5 rate, customers must bring their ticket & pay at the PPA Management Office in each garage.

During this snow emergency, the PPA will enforce all snow emergency and safety violations. Meter and time limit violations will not be enforced until the snow emergency is lifted.

Additionally, the PPA announced that beginning at 6:00 PM tonight, it will begin ticketing and towing all vehicles that are parked illegally on snow emergency routes.


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