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Parking Fails: Volume IX

Parking: Just like riding a bike or throwing a baseball, you either can do it well or you can’t do it at all. Whether it’s on the street, in a parking lot or garage, the shortfalls in parking are still alive and well, as you’ll see below. If you’ve missed
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RFP No. 16-03 – Bond Underwriter

This request for proposals is being issued by the Philadelphia Parking Authority (the “Authority”).  The Authority is soliciting written responses from qualified firms to serve as bond underwriter(s) with respect to the issuance of bonds related to certain agreements between the Philadelphia Parking Authority and the City of Philadelphia. Interested firms will need to register by

Notice of Taxicab Rate Review and Request for Public Comment

To All Interested Parties: On February 23, 2016, the Philadelphia Parking Authority Board approved, through oral resolution, the recommendation of the Taxicab and Limousine Division (“TLD”) to reopen a limited rate review investigation (Download TLD Recommendation "Exhibit A"). The TLD’s request was based partly upon a petition that was filed on Docket

#TBT: Back to North Philly

About a year ago, we went back to the 1990s to look at the groundbreaking ceremony of our North Philly neighborhood lot. We know: The black and white pictures make you think they’re from the ‘50s, but don’t be fooled. Anyway, this month we’re taking another look at the groundbreaking ceremony,
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RFP No. 15-27 – Construction Management – Garage D Renewal

This request for proposals is being issued by the Philadelphia Parking Authority (the “Authority”).  The Authority is soliciting written proposals from qualified construction management firms for professional services for the Garage D Renewal project at the Philadelphia International Airport located in the City of Philadelphia. Prospective Proposers will need to register by emailing Mary Wheeler, Manager of

RFQ No. 16-04 – Bond Counsel

This request for qualifications is being issued by the Philadelphia Parking Authority (the “Authority”).  The Authority is soliciting written responses from qualified firms to serve as legal bond counsel and co-bond counsel with respect to the issuance of bonds related to certain agreements between the Philadelphia Parking Authority and the City of