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Regular Board Meeting: Tuesday, April 19, 2021

*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 Regular Board Meeting scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, 2021, will take place via GoToWebinar. You may register to virtually attend the Board Meeting by clicking Here

Public comment will be accepted and considered. Anyone wishing to submit a comment for the April Regular Board Meeting via GoToWebinar can do so by emailing Kelly Quinn at kquinn@philapark.org. All such emails and requests must be received by Ms. Quinn on or before April 19, 2021 to be considered for the meeting.

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Regular Board Meeting: Tuesday, March 30, 2021

*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 Regular Board Meeting scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021, will take place via GoToWebinar. You may register to virtually attend the Board Meeting by clicking here

Public comment will be accepted and considered. Anyone wishing to submit a comment for the March Regular Board Meeting via GoToWebinar can do so by emailing Kelly Quinn at kquinn@philapark.org. All such emails and requests must be received by Ms. Quinn on or before March 29, 2021 to be considered for the meeting.

BOARD MINUTES & AGENDAS

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Special Board Meeting: Tuesday, March 23rd

*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 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 23, 2021, will take place via GoToWebinar. You may register to virtually attend the Board Meeting by clicking Here

Public comment will be accepted and considered. Anyone wishing to submit a comment for the March Special Board Meeting via GoToWebinar can do so by emailing Kelly Quinn at kquinn@philapark.org. All such emails and requests must be received by Ms. Quinn on or before March 22, 2021 to be considered for the meeting.

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Return to Work Notice

Dear Valued Employee,

The Philadelphia Parking Authority continues to provide superior services while supporting the airport, businesses, and Philadelphia residents. I extend a hearty thank you to our staff that works every day to enforce and manage parking regulations, to operate garages, and to support daily operations and administration. Some of us come to the workplace daily; others continue to telecommute on a part-time or full-time basis. No matter the work location, I commend the Authority’s employees for hard work and commitment to fulfill our mission.

We are transitioning our operational processes as our region continues to address the challenges of coronavirus. We are hopeful as more people schedule vaccinations and school children return to the classroom. Starting the week of April 5, 2021, employees working from home on a full-time basis will return to their worksite on a rotating A/B schedule. This schedule means that all employees will be in the office for a minimum of 2 or 3 days per week. Those employees who have been coming to the worksite to perform their duties will continue to do so. For others, your supervisor will provide details of your schedule in the next few days. As we continue to evolve, your supervisor will address any questions that you may have. For your HR questions or concerns, please contact Human Resources through Darryl White (dwhite@philapark.org) or Saraann Hagland (shaglund@philapark.org).

The Authority maintains a work environment that meets and exceeds the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s standards. Mask requirements, cubicle dividers, and meeting room limitations remain in place. We also continue our aggressive cleaning protocols. We are committed to our employees and respect the need for cooperative and collaborative teamwork as we responsibly work together to maintain a healthy workplace.

I look forward to seeing you again, and I will appreciate the opportunity to greet you in person.

Kind Regards,

Scott Petri, Executive Director

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PPA to Provide Discounted Flat Two Hour $5 Parking Rate for COVID-19 Vaccine Recipients

(PHILADELPHIA) – Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Executive Director Scott Petri announced today that the PPA will be assisting the City of Philadelphia in its on-going effort to vaccinate as many Philadelphians as quickly as possible, by providing a discounted flat $5 parking rate for 2 hours in their Fashion District Garage — located at 10th and Filbert Streets (entrance is on 10th Street) for any person getting vaccinated at the City’s PA Convention Center mass vaccination site beginning Wednesday, March 3, 2021.  

 “The PPA will do its part to help defeat this deadly virus. We are glad to be working with the City and their federal partners to provide discounted parking and alleviate an already stressful situation for so many Philadelphians.”

 The City and their federal partners will be operating a mass vaccination site at the Convention Center beginning Wednesday, March 3rd. The hours of operation will be seven (7) days a week from 8:00 AM until 8:00 PM daily.

All vaccine recipients will be issued a federal vaccine card after receiving their vaccination and will be required to show it as proof of vaccination at the PPA’s Fashion District garage in order to receive the discounted parking rate. Customers must go to the PPA’s garage office before they retrieve their vehicle to get the discounted parking rate.

 PPA garage parking rates are consistently lower than private garage operators in center city. The PPA noted that current, monthly Fashion District garage parking patrons will be accommodated during this time.

 Additionally, from Wednesday, March 3rd to Thursday, April 1st, the PPA will provide complimentary parking between 7 AM and 9 PM at its three (3) SEPTA regional rail lots referenced below.

Fern Rock Rail Station Lot
10th & Nedro Streets

 Fox Chase Rail Station Lot
500 Rhawn Street

 Torresdale Rail Station Lot
4900 Grant Avenue

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Special Board Meeting: Friday, February 26th

*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 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2021, will take place via GoToWebinar. You may register to virtually attend the Board Meeting by clicking Here

Public comment will be accepted and considered. Anyone wishing to submit a comment for the February Special Board Meeting via GoToWebinar can do so by emailing Kelly Quinn at kquinn@philapark.org. All such emails and requests must be received by Ms. Quinn on or before February 25, 2021, to be considered for the meeting.

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Normal Parking Enforcement & Parking Rates to Resume 2/19/2021

Normal rates will apply at all PPA-operated Center City garages beginning at 9 a.m. Friday, February 19. In order to be eligible for the $5 snow emergency rate, vehicles must enter by tonight at 9 p.m. and exit the facility by 9 a.m. Friday, February 19.

NOTE: To receive the discounted $5 rate, customers must bring their ticket and pay at the PPA Management Office in each garage.

Additionally, the PPA will resume enforcement of all parking regulations including, meters, kiosks, and residential parking time limits at 6:30 a.m. Friday February 19.. All parking safety regulations remain in effect.

 

 

Photo Credit : Steve Ives

 

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ALERT: PPA Announces $5 Garage Rate & Relaxed Enforcement During Snow Emergency

In response to the City’s Snow Emergency, which is set to begin Thursday, February 18 at 6 a.m., the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) will be offering a flat twenty-four-hour $5 parking rate at the following Center City garages from 6 p.m. Wednesday February 17, until the snow emergency is lifted.

To receive the discounted $5 rate, customers must bring their ticket and pay at the PPA Management Office in each garage.

During the snow emergency, the PPA will enforce all snow emergency and safety violations. Starting at 6 a.m. Thursday, February 18, meters, kiosks and time limit violations on residential blocks will not be enforced until the snow emergency is lifted.

Additionally, beginning at 6 a.m. Thursday, February 18, vehicles illegally parked on snow emergency routes will be subject to ticketing and towing. If your vehicle is towed during the snow emergency, please call the city’s snow emergency line at 215-686-SNOW or visit the PPA’s website at www.philapark.org/tow for its location.

 

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