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PARKING UPDATE: Beginning Monday, June 1st, 2020, normal parking rates will apply at PPA operated Center City garages and select parking lots

Additionally, parking meter enforcement within Center City and University City will resume on Monday, June 8th.  

For up-to-date information on the PPA’s COVID-19 protocols and parking enforcement, please click here

For information on Right-to-Know Requests, please click here.

The Philadelphia Parking Authority

Provides residents, businesses and visitors to Philadelphia with comprehensive parking management services. The mission of the Philadelphia Parking Authority is to contribute to the economic vitality of Philadelphia and the surrounding region by effectively managing and providing convenient parking on the street, at the airport, and in garages and lots; effectively operating a system of red-light camera enforcement; regulating taxicabs, limousines and transportation network companies; and other transportation-related activities.

Learn More About PPA

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Airport Parking

We provide on-site parking at Philadelphia International Airport and offer the most convenient solutions.


On Street Parking

We're dedicated to accommodating all the particular parking needs and uses of the city’s business and residential areas.


Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Get all the answers, facts and detailed information about each of our divisions and services.


Bids & Solicitations

Bid No. 20-05 Replace Ventilation System at Independence Mall Garage

This opportunity is being issued by the Parking Authority (the “Authority”), a body corporate and politic created under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in accordance with the Act of June 19, 2001, P.L. 287, No. 22, as amended, known as the “Parking Authority Law”.  The Authority intends to engage two prime contractors, a […]

Public Alerts

Special Board Meeting to Take Place Wednesday, May 27th at 1:00 PM.

Due to the public health impact and concerns of the COVID-19 outbreak, and in light of recommendations by public health officials, the Authority’s Special Board Meeting scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Wednesday May 27, 2020, will take place via conference call. * Public comment will be accepted and considered. Anyone wishing to submit a comment or […]

PPA At Work

The Petri Dish Episode 7: Mr. Positive Scott Rutizer of the Meter Department

In episode 7 of the PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” Scott Petri sits down with longtime PPA employee, Scott Rutizer. Formerly a Parking Enforcement Officer, Scott Rutizer is known for his infectious kind demeanor and positive outlook. After spending years walking the beat as a Parking Enforcement Officer, Scott recently transferred to the PPA’s meter […]

Board Meeting round-up

February 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up

February 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.