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
For the fifth PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, sat down with 40-year PPA veteran, Rocco Morrotto, to discuss the benefits of parking at our seven Center City parking garages. Psst --- they have the cheapest rates in the city.
For the fourth PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, sat down with 13-year Parking Enforcement Officer veteran, James Simmons. Topics discussed included tips on avoiding parking tickets, the overall role of Parking Enforcement Officers, and the difficult job officers are tasked with.
In the third episode of the Petri Dish, Scott Petri discusses the installation of new Pay-By-Plate parking kiosks with our On-Street Project Manager, Brendon Crowther. With the new Pay-By-Plate parking kiosks, customers will no longer have to place a receipt on their vehicle's dashboard. Instead, our Parking Enforcement Officers will
In the second episode of the PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” our Philadelphia International Airport Parking Operations is the main discussion topic. PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, sits down with members of our airport operations staff, Frank Ragozzino and Pam Evans, to discuss the convenience provided to the traveling public by
On June 25th, 2019, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) was awarded the Technology Innovation for Citizens Award by GovTech Magazine for reintroducing its mobile payment application, meterUP. In particular, this award is reserved for government entities that have utilized technology to improve service delivery, user experience and customer satisfaction. The PPA
For the first PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” ADA Accessibility to cabs and transportation network companies (more commonly known as Uber and Lyft) is the main discussion topic. PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, sits down with Taxi & Limousine Division directors, Bill Schmid and Christine Kirlin, to discuss the current
As PPA Plans Launch of New Kiosks, Widely Popular meterUP Mobile Payment Parking App Hits 300,000 Download Milestone
(PHILADELPHIA) The Philadelphia Parking Authority's hugely popular meterUP pay by cell parking app hit the 300,000 download milestone today. The meterUP app is available city-wide and can be used at over 8,000 coin-operated meters and 975 kiosks throughout the city. The continued success of meterUP comes as the PPA anticipates installing
2018 Accomplishments Corporate Governance Accredited with distinction by the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI). Three (3) garages rated as premier – Parkade on 8th, Galleria Garage, and Family Court Garage. Delivered over $119 million to government entities. Reorganized the Engineering department, now known as Construction Management and Capital Projects and
Philadelphia Parking Authority Receives Accreditation “with Distinction” from the International Parking Institute
Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Executive Director Scott Petri announced that the PPA received accreditation "with distinction" from the International Parking Institute (IPI) at their annual meeting in Orlando, Florida today. The IPI also highlighted three of the PPA's garages for a "premier" rating. "After an in-depth and thorough examination of our