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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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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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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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PPA Suspends Mobile App Payments

  (PHILADELPHIA) -- Executive Director Clarena Tolson announced that the Philadelphia Parking Authority will suspend parking meter payments through the mobile payment app, meterUp powered by Pango, at 12:01 a.m. Wednesday, April 12.  "Financial problems being experienced by its service provider, Pango USA, led us to conclude that we must suspend
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