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PPA ADA Event Participation

A few months ago, we participated in an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) event at City Hall. Not only did the occasion mark the 25th anniversary of the ADA being voted into law, it also gave us the perfect opportunity to assist residents with disabilities find parking close to their
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Parking Fails: Volume IV

Remember how we said this world would never be short of parking fails? Welp, unfortunately that statement is holding true month in and month out. If you haven’t already, check out our past editions of parking fails, then feast your eyes on this month’s gems. And yes — that is
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PPA Map Primer

Whenever you’re not sure of where you’re going and need guidance, what’s the first thing you do? We know: whip out Google Maps, right? Yep, thought so. Let’s face it: Tangible maps are a thing of the past. With a variety of mapping tools available online nowadays, not only can we
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Parking Fails: Volume III

What’s one of the first things you learned when you got your learner’s permit? Aside from turning on the ignition, how to properly park was probably up there. Whether it was parallel parking on the street, or parking in a lot, knowing how to do it is a must for
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Parking Fails: Volume II

Our world will never be short of parking fails. Think about it: In the U.S. alone, there are hundreds of millions of parking spaces, so someone is bound to screw up. All the drivers can do is hope their parking mishaps aren’t posted online for the world to see. Unfortunately for
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Red-Light Camera Ticket FAQs

Running a red light is no joke — it puts you, pedestrians and other motorists in danger. And aside from putting a dent in your car, you can also put one in your wallet with a whopping $100 fine! Here’s the deal: In some cases, a red light ticket doesn’t need
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#TBT: Penn’s Landing AutoPark

Alright, folks. Time for another stroll down the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s (PPA) Memory Lane. If you visited Penn’s Landing in the mid ‘90s, there’s a good chance you parked at our lot under the bridge, then made a beeline for South Street. For nearly five years, the PPA operated the aptly named
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Parking Fails: Volume 1

We’ve all seen our share of bad parking jobs. You know — the types that leave you scratching your head wondering what could have possibly been going through the driver's mind before turning off the ignition. In fact, some park jobs are so mind boggling, they become Internet viral sensations.
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#TBT: AutoPark at Center City

In late 2014, you probably noticed that we added the brand spankin’ new Family Courthouse Garage to our slew of AutoParks in Center City. For this month’s #TBT, we’re not dwelling on 2014. Instead, we’re heading back to the same location in 1992. Before becoming the Family Courthouse Garage, 1503 Arch
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When Parking in Philly is FREE!

As consumers, we LOVE hearing the word free, right? And what’s not to like? It’s always refreshing to pull money out of your wallet only to be told to put it back. We don’t want Philadelphians missing out on parking deals, especially when they’re free. That’s why we threw together a
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#TBT: North Philly Neighborhood Lot

For this month’s #TBT, we’re heading back to the early 1990s as the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) broke ground on its neighborhood parking lot at 7100 Ogontz Avenue in North Philadelphia. This throwback picture shows the attendees of the groundbreaking ceremony, from left to right: State Representative, Dwight Evans; PPA
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