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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 February 2 – February 10, automobile enthusiasts are in for a treat, as more than 700 concept, classic and exotic
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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 Holiday Parking Specials

‘Tis the season to be jolly—and to take advantage of the parking specials we offer during the holiday season. That’s right: After you’re done scarfing down your Thanksgiving feast, it’s time to shift your focus to, you guessed it, holiday shopping. Sure, you could take the easy route and shop for
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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Marathon

Running 26 miles in a single day sounds like a tall order, doesn’t it? Welp, that’s exactly what 30,000 runners are signing up for on Sunday, November 18th at 7 a.m. as The Philadelphia Marathon sprints through the historically scenic streets of Philly. Let’s get back to that whole 26-mile thing
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The International Association of Transportation Regulators Announces Zakaria Elbaroudi, from the City of Philadelphia, as 2018 International Driver of the Year

The IATR is pleased to announce that it has selected Zakaria Elbaroudi, certified Taxicab Driver in the City of Philadelphia, as 2018 International Driver of the Year. The IATR’s Driver of the Year Award is recognition by government transportation professionals to a driver who has provided excellent service to passengers,
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PPA Executive Director: Fatal NY Limo Accident a Reminder that more Oversight Needed for Uber, Lyft too

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
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