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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Flower Show

Well, now that we’re fresh off an Eagles Super Bowl Parade, it’s time to gear up for one of Philly’s renowned annual events: the Philadelphia Flower Show. Considered an annual blockbuster—and the world’s oldest and largest indoor floral event—the Philadelphia Flower Show will return to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from March
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Parking and Transit During the Eagles Parade

Official event information including route and times Date: Thursday, February 8. Parade: Kicks off at 11 a.m. at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, heading north toward the Art Museum. The parade will last approximately two hours. Formal Celebration: Begins at 1 p.m. in front of the Art Museum. The program will last approximately
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Getting Greener: PPA Purchases Four Electric Vehicles

On Tuesday, January 23rd, and in conjunction with the Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s (PPA) Board approved the purchase of four electric vehicles to be used by its Off-Street and Airport Operations Divisions through $20,000 in grant funds. Acknowledging the
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January 23rd, 2018: Board Meeting Round-Up

Chairman’s Items - Joseph T. Ashdale Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, invited comment from members of the general public. Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, introduced newly appointed Risk Management Director, Antonia Miller, and Internal Auditor, Walter Mingo Director’s Report - Scott Petri During his inaugural Board meeting, PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri,

Where to Park for the Philadelphia Auto Show

Alright, folks. Get those engines revved up: One of Philly’s most beloved annual events, the Philadelphia Auto Show, will once again be turning heads at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Here’s the scoop: From January 27 – February 4, automobile enthusiasts are in for a treat, as more than 700 concept, classic and
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PPA Announces New Leadership Team

  During its monthly meeting, the Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority today approved the hiring of Scott Petri as the agency's new Executive Director. A current member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives where he serves as Chairman of the Urban Affairs and Ethics Committee and Vice Chair of the
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PPA Launches Widely Popular meterUP Pay-by-Phone App Today!

  After an initial pilot period, the Philadelphia Parking Authority's hugely popular meterUP pay-by-phone parking application is being launched today and will expand citywide over the next four months. "After the success of the initial pilot program, we are delighted to offer this very popular and convenient pay-by-phone option to the parking public. Our
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meterUP: Philly’s New Convenient Parking App

  Okay, Philly. We know you’ve been waiting a long time for this, and now we’re happy to say (drum roll please)… Our mobile payment app, meterUP, is rolling out city-wide! Let’s jump right into it: On December 11, 2017 our mobile parking app, meterUP, went live, allowing visitors and residents to conveniently pay
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Philadelphia Parking Authority Statement on the Reports of the Pennsylvania Auditor General

  In October 2016, at the invitation of the Board, the Auditor General began an audit of the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s human resources policies and procedures. Soon after, the Auditor General initiated a second audit of the PPA’s On-Street Parking program and contracting procedures.  The audits were completed and the reports
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