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Changes Coming to Contractor Parking Permit Program

Due to an ordinance change in the Philadelphia Traffic Code, multiple changes to our contractor parking permit program will take effect Monday, October 16th, 2023. Before these changes take effect, we highly encourage all contractor permit holders to review the below information. You may also contact our contractor parking permit
  • Posted on 27 Jun 2023
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Top 5 Reasons to Ride the PHLASH

Guest Post by Independence Visitor Center Corporation In many ways, the Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop™ remains one of the city’s best-kept secrets. The service has been around since 1994, and hit its all-time high for ridership last year. Yet, there are still plenty of visitors and locals who are not aware of
  • Posted on 26 Jun 2023
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Executive Director, Rich Lazer, Sits Down with KYW’s Bridging Philly to Discuss the PPA’s Quality of Life Initiatives

FROM LEFT:  KYW's Racquel Williams, PPA Executive Director Rich Lazer, and Philly 3.0’s Engagement Director John Geeting Last week Bridging Philly invited the Philadelphia Parking Authority to discuss its multiple quality-of-life and public safety initiatives, including: Automate Speed Enforcement Cameras 'Ghost Car' Enforcement Abandoned Vehicle Enforcement Bike Lane Enforcement Neighborhood Truck
  • Posted on 6 Jun 2023
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PPA’s New Designated Bike Lane Enforcement Unit to Begin Patrols on Monday – May 1st

(PHILADELPHIA) - Citing 45 deaths and over 135 injuries since 2011, Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Executive Director Rich Lazer announced today that the PPA's new Bicycle Lane Enforcement unit will begin patrolling and enforcing bike lane regulations on Monday, May 1, 2023, in selected city neighborhoods.   "Bicyclists are an integral part
  • Posted on 27 Apr 2023
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PHL Impression Makers: Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Shift Coordinator Catherine “Cathy” O’Connell

Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Shift Coordinator Catherine “Cathy” O’Connell recently received the “Impression Makers” award from Philadelphia International Airport’s (PHL) Employee Recognition Program. This award recognizes customer-facing employees who provide direct customer service to passengers. As a shift coordinator, O’Connell’s job duties and responsibilities include assisting PPA cashiers, supervisors, and PHL
  • Posted on 6 Apr 2023
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Chair Beth Grossman nominates Lynette Brown-Sow to lead PPA Board

  (PHILADELPHIA) - The Board of Directors of the Philadelphia Parking Authority today elected Lynette M. Brown-Sow as its new Chair of the Board. The vote for Brown-Sow was unanimous and followed outgoing Chair Beth Grossman's nominating Brown-Sow to lead the public agency. In nominating Brown-Sow, Grossman said, "Having served as Chair
  • Posted on 28 Mar 2023
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Get a Ticket at a Pay-By-Plate Kiosk? Let Us Know!

  As long as there are humans on earth, there will be inadvertent human error — and parking tickets are not foreign to that philosophy, especially if it’s one of your first times using our pay-by-plate parking kiosks.  We get it. Mistakes happen — and we include ourselves in that statement. But
  • Posted on 16 Mar 2023
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Signs: Who Handles What?

As you park your car in the streets of Philly, and before you feed the meter, what are you likely to see? You guessed it—signs. With a multitude of signs scattered throughout our city blocks, it’s important to remember one thing: Make sure you read them before parking so you can
  • Posted on 24 Jan 2023
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Name Our New App — And Get Rewarded!

  PPA is excited to announce in the next coming months, we will release an app that allows customers to make payments and reserve parking in our center city garages. But here's the thing, we need your help. This app needs a name, and we'd like to hear from you.  The PPA
  • Posted on 21 Dec 2022
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