The PPA Blog

HomeThe PPA BlogPage 9

PPA Airport Operations 10th Anniversary

If you live in the greater Philadelphia area, you’ve probably flown out of the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). But before you checked in your luggage and made a beeline to your gate, where did you leave your car? Well, if you didn’t take SEPTA, there’s a good chance you parked with
Continue Reading

Parking Violations Branch FAQs

Have you ever had to make a trip to our Parking Violations Branch (PVB)? If so, it was probably because you had to pay for a parking ticket. Or maybe you needed to pay towing and impoundment fees. We know -- it probably wasn’t the highlight of your day. But
Continue Reading

#TBT: Rittenhouse Square Parking Garage

By now we’re sure you’ve noticed we like taking a glance into the past. It’s always enlightening to briefly glimpse backward to realize the how times changed. As we sifted through vintage pictures of the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s (PPA) history for this month’s #TBT, we came across this one. And no
Continue Reading

PEO Spotlight: Peter Free

We all have a story. It’s what makes us unique and different from one another. The bus driver who gets you to work -- he has a story. The street vendors who make your breakfast sandwiches? They have a story. Our Parking Enforcement Officers (PEOs)? Yep -- they all have
Continue Reading

#TBT : AutoPark at the Gallery

If you’ve ever visited Chinatown or have gone shopping at The Gallery, you’ve more than likely gotten a glimpse of our  AutoPark at the Gallery Mall, which is the subject of this month’s #TBT! Located at 44 North 9th Street, the AutoPark at the Gallery Mall houses 850 parking spaces and
Continue Reading

Scooter & Motorcycle Parking Update

Finding a common ground -- how do you do it? Well, you could start with a conversation, and that’s exactly what the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) and the Motorcycle and Scooter Coalition of Philadelphia did. For the past few months, the PPA and the Motorcycle and Scooter Coalition have had many
Continue Reading

Signs Explained: Reserved Parking for Disabled Persons

Signs: they’re everywhere, both figuratively and literally. Sometimes if you don’t read those signs, consequences will ensue. When it comes to parking, reading and understanding a sign is the difference between getting a parking ticket and remaining ticketless. The Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) would rather prevent parking tickets instead of issuing
Continue Reading