For the first PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” ADA Accessibility to cabs and transportation network companies (more commonly known as Uber and Lyft) is the main discussion topic. PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, sits down with Taxi & Limousine Division directors, Bill Schmid and Christine Kirlin, to discuss the current
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
May 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.
What’s the main goal of meterUP? Simple: to help you avoid getting parking tickets. Aside from being able to make parking payments through your iPhone or Android phone, you can also extend your parking session if your meeting is running longer than expected, or if you plan on grabbing dessert
As PPA Plans Launch of New Kiosks, Widely Popular meterUP Mobile Payment Parking App Hits 300,000 Download Milestone
(PHILADELPHIA) The Philadelphia Parking Authority's hugely popular meterUP pay by cell parking app hit the 300,000 download milestone today. The meterUP app is available city-wide and can be used at over 8,000 coin-operated meters and 975 kiosks throughout the city. The continued success of meterUP comes as the PPA anticipates installing
April 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, April 23, 2019, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.
2018 Accomplishments Corporate Governance Accredited with distinction by the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI). Three (3) garages rated as premier – Parkade on 8th, Galleria Garage, and Family Court Garage. Delivered over $119 million to government entities. Reorganized the Engineering department, now known as Construction Management and Capital Projects and
March 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.
At this time of the year many families are busy preparing for Proms and Graduations. A key part of your preparations may be making transportation arrangements. In that regard, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (Authority) wants to help safeguard your loved ones from illegal and unsafe limousine operators. Limousine carriers operating between
During a public hearing last week before the state Independent Regulatory Review Commission, Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) officials testified about the effectiveness of wheelchair accessible vehicle (“WAV”) services in Philadelphia, contending current regulations do not provide "sufficient oversight." PPA Executive Director Scott Petri said, “ As the governing entity tasked with