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PPA at Work: Parking Enforcement Officers Receive Counter-Terrorism Training

One of the guiding principles of the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s (PPA)  mission is to ensure the safety of Philadelphia’s residents and visitors. With over 200 Parking Enforcement Officers patrolling the streets, the PPA is in a unique position to continually assist law enforcement agencies in combating terrorism. Acknowledging the unique role
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Getting Parked for Wizard World

  Come Thursday, June 1, don’t be surprised if you see Chewbaccas, Storm Troopers or Obi-Wan Kenobis  strolling the Center City streets. That’s because Wizard World Comic Con has returned to the Pennsylvania Convention Center! Here’s the scoop: Pop culture will come to life. . . in a big way. Whether you’re a
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Funding PPA Municipal Lots

A vital component of our obligation to residents and visitors is to provide safe, affordable and convenient off-street parking options in our city. Recognizing the limited street space available in our neighborhoods, we operate and maintain 43 neighborhood lots throughout the city. Of those 43 lots, 25 are free to both
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Where to Park for the Broad Street Run

Cue up “Eye of the Tiger” and dust off those running shoes. The Broad Street run is sprinting through Philly this weekend! Here’s the scoop: Bright and early at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 7, close to 40,000 runners are expected to line up at Broad and West Fisher streets before making
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Top 5 Reasons to Ride the PHLASH

Guest Post by Independence Visitor Center Corporation In many ways, the Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop™ remains one of the city’s best-kept secrets. The service has been around since 1994, and hit its all-time high for ridership last year. Yet, there are still plenty of visitors and locals who are not aware of
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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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