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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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PPA Funding Part 1

  The Philadelphia Parking Authority has multiple priorities and goals that guide our daily operations. These goals include: Provide comprehensive on-street parking management services. Set standards of excellence and fair pricing through the construction and management of off-street parking facilities. Assist in presenting a first rate introduction to the region by
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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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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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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Science Festival

  Put your thinking caps on: On April 21, the Philadelphia Science Festival returns for its 7th year! Organized by the Franklin Institute, the nine-day, citywide festival aims to celebrate and build a community around science, engineering and technology to perhaps inspire the next Einstein. Through April 29, the festival will boast
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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Flower Show

If the recent warm weather wasn’t enough of a hint that spring is around the corner, here’s another one: The Philadelphia Flower Show is back and turning heads at the Pennsylvania Convention Center! Here’s the deal. From March 11-19, floral enthusiasts will have the perfect venue for some inspiration as the PA
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