The deaths of 20 people in a limousine accident in New York last weekend shocked us all. The reports of basic safety failures by that limousine company dovetail with concerns I have raised about the current state of regulatory oversight in Philadelphia.
Recent state legislation called Act 164 banned the practice of inspecting
You might as well start preparing yourself for something a little frightening this fall because Eastern State Penitentiary’s Terror Behind the Walls is back, along with zombies, ghosts and ghouls lurking in every nook and cranny.
From Sept. 21 – Nov. 10, 2018 (Check this schedule for select dates) the historical prison
PHILADELPHIA – City officials joined with partners at SEPTA and the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) today to announce a new effort to address Center City congestion. This will kick off starting September 24, with an initial focus on illegal movements along Market and Chestnut Streets that impact Philadelphians riding buses,
On September 21, you’ll probably notice miniature parks sprouting up in some of Philadelphia’s metered parking spots; parks that weren’t there the day before. That’s because Philadelphia is one of many cities around the world hosting International Park(ing) Day.
Here’s the scoop:
Park(ing) Day is an annual event dedicated to showcasing how
Philly has some of the best food in the nation. Think about it: Where else are you going to get a better cheesesteak or soft pretzel than our nation’s birthplace? And with hundreds of delicious places to eat covering nearly every cuisine imaginable, it can be a tough decision to
‘Tis the Running Season
It’s that time of year again! This September, runners from all around the Philadelphia region will meet at the famous Philadelphia Museum of Art steps to run either 13.1 miles, 10K, or 5K at the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon.
The 5K will kick off the
Have you heard? Jay-Z is coming back to The Ben Franklin Parkway with Made in America, his two-day annual music festival. On Labor Day weekend (September 1–2) a star-studded lineup hits the stage with a wide variety of artists that’ll please every member of your crew. Performers include Jay-Z himself,
August 2018: Board Meeting Round-Up
On Tuesday, August 21, 2018, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting.
The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.
PHILADELPHIA – The City of Philadelphia released details today for 2018 Philly Free Streets, scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Event Activities & Information
Philly Free Streets is a people-powered initiative of the City of Philadelphia that temporarily closes streets to cars, inviting
After launching a pilot program in December 2017, the Philadelphia Parking Authority's hugely popular meterUP mobile payment application is now expanding city-wide and will include all coin-operated meters. "After a tremendously successful pilot program, we are delighted to be expanding this very popular and convenient mobile payment option to all kiosks
As a regulated business, I wanted to remind you that you may not refuse to provide transportation service to any person for a discriminatory purpose. Our regulation at 52 Pa. Code § 1011.10 specifically provides as follows:
"A regulated person may not refuse service to a member of the public on the basis of
¿Se enteró? Jay-Z regresa al Ben Franklin Parkway con Made in America, su festival anual de música de dos días. Durante el fin de semana del Día del Trabajo (1 y 2 de septiembre) un elenco estelar se adueña del escenario con una amplia variedad de artistas que complacerá a