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Yearly Archives : 2014

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#TBT: 1961’s Park and Lock Garage

For this week’s #TBT, we dug up a vintage picture from Philadelphia’s Department of Public Records. Since 1950, the Philadelphia Parking Authority has provided Philadelphians and tourists with convenient parking locations throughout the city. We are committed to continue providing that service as we move forward. New parking garages may
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Putting Pizazz in the PPA: PEO Marlene Bednarczyk

Eight years ago, Marlene Bednarczyk left the Poconos for the City of Brotherly Love. Recently widowed, Marlene was in search of a job for this new chapter in her life. Marlene found the perfect job for her with The Philadelphia Parking Authority. “At that time I thought what’s the PPA? And
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Parking Enforcement Officer Spotlight: Carlton Jones

Philadelphians are all too familiar with getting a bad rap. We've been mislabeled everything negative from cold and hard to fat and lazy to ruthless sports fans—okay, so maybe that last one isn't so bad. However, one group of Philadelphians is a bit more misunderstood than the rest of us.  The PEOs
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Notice of Motor Carrier Medallion Transfer Application for Service in the City of Philadelphia

Permanent authority to render services as a common carrier in the City of Philadelphia has been filed with the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Taxicab & Limousine Division (TLD) by the below named applicant at Docket A-14-02-03. The company has applied to transfer the rights held by Pars Transport, Inc. (CPC No. 1000057-01, Medallion P-0513) to transport persons in taxicab service between points within the City of Philadelphia and from points in the City of Philadelphia to points in Pennsylvania, and return.

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All is Not Lost: How to Contact Our Lost and Found

It’s just after 6:30 p.m. and it’s been a long day. The muggy Monday morning and dreary afternoon has given way to a full-blown torrential down pour. All you want is to get home, get dry and relax. You flag down the first cab you spot and climb in. Once
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Fuel Surcharge System

On April 23, 2012 the Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority, at its scheduled April meeting approved a measure implementing a fuel surcharge system for all Philadelphia Taxicabs and Airport Transfer Services, (a category of limousine service largely provided in vans). The surcharge system allows for the fuel surcharge to change
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