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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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Get a Ticket While meteringUP? Let us Know!

What’s the main goal of meterUP? Simple: to help you avoid getting parking tickets. Aside from being able to make parking payments through your iPhone or Android phone, you can also extend your parking session if your meeting is running longer than expected, or if you plan on grabbing dessert
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As PPA Plans Launch of New Kiosks, Widely Popular meterUP Mobile Payment Parking App Hits 300,000 Download Milestone

(PHILADELPHIA) The Philadelphia Parking Authority's hugely popular meterUP pay by cell parking app hit the 300,000 download milestone today. The meterUP app is available city-wide and can be used at over 8,000 coin-operated meters and 975 kiosks throughout the city. The continued success of meterUP comes as the PPA anticipates installing
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2018 Accomplishments of the Philadelphia Parking Authority

2018 Accomplishments   Corporate Governance Accredited with distinction by the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI). Three (3) garages rated as premier – Parkade on 8th, Galleria Garage, and Family Court Garage. Delivered over $119 million to government entities. Reorganized the Engineering department, now known as Construction Management and Capital Projects and
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PPA Taxi and Limousine Division Provides Alert to Parents During Prom & Graduation Season

  At this time of the year many families are busy preparing for Proms and Graduations. A key part of your preparations may be making transportation arrangements.  In that regard, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (Authority) wants to help safeguard your loved ones from illegal and unsafe limousine operators. Limousine carriers operating between
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PPA Testifies on Effectiveness of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles for the Disabled

During a public hearing last week before the state Independent Regulatory Review Commission, Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) officials testified about the effectiveness of wheelchair accessible vehicle (“WAV”) services in Philadelphia, contending current regulations do not provide "sufficient oversight." PPA Executive Director Scott Petri said, “ As the governing entity tasked with
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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Flower Show

Need a reminder that spring is just around the corner? Then 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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