Monthly Archives : May 2015

Bid No. 15-08.2 (Re-issue) – Improvements to 5th Street Stairs at AutoPark at Independence Mall – Single Prime General Contractor

This Bid is being issued by the Parking Authority (the “Authority”). The Authority is soliciting bids from a single prime general contractor for repairs and improvements to the stairways and adjacent sidewalk areas on the 5th Street side of its Independence Mall underground garage.  The sole contact at the Authority shall be Mary Wheeler, Manager

#TBT: North Philly Neighborhood Lot

For this month’s #TBT, we’re heading back to the early 1990s as the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) broke ground on its neighborhood parking lot at 7100 Ogontz Avenue in North Philadelphia. This throwback picture shows the attendees of the groundbreaking ceremony, from left to right: State Representative, Dwight Evans; PPA
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#UnblockBikeLanes: Continuing the Conversation

In December 2013, the Philadelphia Parking Authority initiated #​UnblockBikeLanes -- a Twitter hashtag campaign to accomplish the following: Give citizens the opportunity to report b​locked bike lanes via T​witter.​ Compile relevant data highlighting the most problematic areas with blocked bike lanes in the city. Engage active voices within the Philadelphia community, in particular,
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