(PHILADELPHIA) - The Philadelphia Parking Authority announced earlier this week that a special emphasis was being placed on enforcing safety violations. These blatant violations such as double-parking, loading zone violations and blocking entranceways or crosswalks pose a threat to public order and safety. The statement included that it is essential that
Office Closures: In accordance with directives of the Governor and the Mayor, the Bureau of Administrative Adjudication, the Parking Violations Branch and PPA administrative offices will be closed starting March 17th and will remain closed until further notice. Note: The PPA’s monthly board meeting previously scheduled for Tuesday, March 24th has
As a result of the directives of Pennsylvania Governor, Tom Wolf and Philadelphia Mayor, Jim Kenney, concerning government agency closures during the current COVID-19 pandemic, processing of all requests for records under the PA Right to Know Law by the Philadelphia Parking Authority will be suspended until further notice. When
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
Need a reminder that spring is just around the corner? Here’s one: The Philadelphia Flower Show is making its return to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from February 29 - March 8. With this year’s theme encompassing a Riviera Holiday inspired by Mediterranean gardens, you instantly become wrapped up by the
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.
PPA to Expand Installation of NEW “Pay-By-Plate” Parking Kiosks – with citywide completion set for end of summer.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Executive Director, Scott Petri, announced today that installation of the PPA's new solar-powered "Pay-By-Plate" parking kiosks will now be expanded citywide, beyond the initial Center City pilot area -- eventually replacing all existing kiosks and stand alone coin-operated parking meters throughout the city. According to
For episode 6 of the PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” Scott Petri sits down with local urbanist and Philadelphia 3.0 Director of Engagement, Jon Geeting, to discuss the effectiveness and feasibility of dynamic on-street parking rates along with additional policies that could potentially improve traffic flow.
From February 8 – February 17, car enthusiasts young and old can gawk and marvel at the automotive industry’s latest creations at The Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Philadelphia Auto Show will feature hundreds of concept, classic, luxury and exotic cars on a 700,000 square-foot display room. Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Ashton Martins,
January 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, January 21, 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.