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Doing Business with the PPA

The Contract Administration Department is the central purchasing contact for the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) for purchases over $25,000. Our goal is to acquire services, supplies and materials at the best value price that meets our needs while ensuring a fair and open process. We strive to accomplish this by
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#TBT AutoPark at Jefferson

It’s #TBT and the year is 1954. Elvis is flooding the airwaves, the forces of communism and capitalism are continuously butting heads, and greasers are jetting around in their new flip top convertibles. With Hound Dog blasting in the background, the new and hip flip tops were able to park
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How to Get a Disabled-Only Parking Pole

At the end of the day, most people just want to get home and relax. But, the quest for a parking spot after a long day’s work can be hectic and mentally draining. Countless circles around the block can seem like hours, and if you have a physical disability, walking
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PEO Spotlight: Antonio Menezes

The job of a PPA Parking Enforcement Officer (PEO) requires a lot of patience and a liking for physical activity. PEOs wake up every morning knowing they’ll be insulted at least once a day for doing their job -- a job that requires eight hours of walking and yes -- at times
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PPA AutoPark Discounts

Philadelphia is a happening city with a vast history and an insatiable love for the arts. Combined with our vibrant culture, there’s no doubt Philly has a huge brag list. So---lets keep bragging. With a plethora of theaters and tourist attractions encompassing our city, there is always something to do. Whether
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#TBT: PPA Headquaters

It’s been over a year since we set up shop at 701 Market Street. Nestled conveniently nearThe Gallery Mall,Chinatown andReading Terminal Market, we have the perk of working in the most energetic section of Philly. So for this month’s #TBT, we sifted through Philadelphia’s public records and stumbled upon a
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A Philadelphian First: PEO Shirley Barnett

Shirley Barnett is a Philadelphian first, and that’s why she’s been a Parking Enforcement Officer (PEO) for more than 27 years. She is patient, soft-spoken and easy going, but she doesn’t let her good nature mislead anyone. Barnett is not one for nonsense, making her such an excellent asset to
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Do’s & Don’ts of Scooter/Motorcycle Parking

Whether you’re parking on the streets or on sidewalks, understanding the do’s and don’ts of parking your scooter or motorcycle parking will ultimately help you avoid parking tickets. With more than 40 scooter/motorcycle corrals spread throughout Philly, we want to ease any confusion you may have when it comes to parking
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