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Wednesday, June 13th, 2023:

The Pa. legislature should make speed cameras permanent

Monday, May 1st, 2023:

That’ll be $76, please — new team of Parking Authority officers begins issuing tickets to drivers who block bike lanes

Cars will now be ticketed for parking on street-sweeping routes and in bike lanes

PPA’s Bike Lane Enforcement Unit Hits the Streets

Friday, April 28th, 2023:

Philly will increase policing of bike lanes in effort to improve traffic safety

Join the PPA Bike Enforcement Patrol Launch on May 1

PPA To Start Cracking Down On Cars Parked In Bike Lanes

New Philadelphia Parking Authority unit focused on cars parked in bike lanes begins patrolling Monday

Thursday, April 27th, 2023:

PPA will soon launch cycling patrols to crack down on parking in bike lanes

PPA will start cracking down on parking in bike lanes next week

PPA to Start Issuing Bike Lane Tickets for Illegally Parked Cars

PPA to start cracking down on cars parked in bike lanes

Drivers beware: PPA is stepping up enforcement of Philly bike lanes

Stay in your lane: PPA to roll out new bike lane enforcement unit

Wednesday, March 29th, 2023:

People are driving on Roosevelt Boulevard without license plates to avoid speeding tickets, officials say

Thursday, March 9th, 2023:

Major U.S. cities cracking down on missing and fake license plates

PPA Launches Tool To Tackle ‘Ghost Cars’ on Philly Streets

Tuesday, March 7th, 2023:

Philadelphia Parking Authority cracking down on ‘ghost cars’

Monday, March 6th, 2023:

Ghost cars’: Philadelphia cracking down on cars missing license plates to avoid tickets, towing

Friday, March 3rd, 2023:

PPA gets rare Philly <img draggable=” /> after it starts towing cars without license plates

Tuesday, February 28th, 2023:

Ghost Cars’: Blurred Plates, No Plates on Philly Streets, Beyond

Thursday, February 23rd, 2023:

City removes abandoned shipping container that was blocking drivers views

Thursday, January 12th, 2023:

Philadelphia receives $14.5M in speed-enforcement funding

Saturday, January 7th, 2023:

Crashes are down 36% on Roosevelt Blvd., thanks to speed cameras. Pa. is urged to approve more.

Tuesday, September 27th, 2022:

Ticketing blitz’ will target drivers double-parked in Center City bus lanes

Monday, September 26th, 2022:

Philly is cracking down on drivers who block bus lanes

Police in Center City ramp up enforcement against drivers blocking bus lanes

Tuesday, September 20th, 2022:

PPA to Increase Ticketing of Illegal Bus Lane Parking – NBC10 Philadelphia

Philly will increase enforcement of bus lane restrictions to help reduce traffic congestion

Ramped up bus lane enforcement coming to Center City – Metro Philadelphia

Saturday, September 17th, 2022:

Philadelphia Parking Authority to install several new red light cameras in the city

Friday, September 16th, 2022:

Philadelphia Parking Authority to drivers: Look for more red-light cameras in the next year

More red-light cameras are coming to Philly streets, including one by the Rocky statue

Sunday, July 31st, 2022:
Philadelphia Parking Authority starts de-escalation training after an uptick in assaults (Bridging Philly — KYW Podcast)

Wednesday, May 25th, 2022:
Philadelphia joins cities tackling bike lane violations

Monday, May 23rd, 2022:
Bike-mounted officers to keep Philadelphia cycle lanes clear

Thursday, May 19th, 2022:
Speed cameras are saving lives and should stay | Editorial

Wednesday, May 18th, 2022:
PPA is marshaling a cycle-mounted patrol of officers to ticket vehicles that block bike lanes

PPA to Crack Down on ‘Dangerous’ Drivers Parking in Philly Bike Lanes

PPA Adding Patrols To Monitor Illegally Parked Cars In Bike Lanes Amid Growing Number Of Bicyclists Killed In Philly

After writing 26,000 tickets in 8 years for bike lane parking, PPA hires officers to crackdown

Philadelphia Parking Authority to introduce new initiative to improve safety for bicyclists

PPA Pledges Enforcement Officers on Bikes to Increase Enforcement of Illegal Bike Lane Parking

Parking Authority announces bike lane enforcement initiative

Wednesday, May 11th, 2022:
PPA: Roosevelt Boulevard Speeding Violations Decrease by 91% Since Cameras Installed

Speed cams on Roosevelt Boulevard are slowing drivers, and curbing violations, report says

With Speeding Down on Roosevelt Blvd., PPA Wants to Expand Speed Cam Program

A picture is worth $100: Speed cameras successfully slowing traffic on Roosevelt Blvd.

Tuesday, May 10th, 2022: 
Speeding tickets and crashes fell after enforcement cameras came to Roosevelt Blvd.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2022:
More than 1 million have downloaded mobile pay-parking app, PPA says