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Where to Park for the LGBT Pride Parade and Festival

Philadelphia has some pretty colorful names for places. Think about it: We have Fishtown, The Schuylkill River, and Queens Village just to start. But when someone mentions the Gayborhood, you know exactly where that is: home to some of the best food, drinks and shopping Philadelphia has to offer. Now
  • Posted on 11 Jun 2017
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PPA at Work: Parking Enforcement Officers Receive Counter-Terrorism Training

One of the guiding principles of the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s (PPA)  mission is to ensure the safety of Philadelphia’s residents and visitors. With over 200 Parking Enforcement Officers patrolling the streets, the PPA is in a unique position to continually assist law enforcement agencies in combating terrorism. Acknowledging the unique role
  • Posted on 6 Jun 2017
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Parking 101: A Workshop on Avoiding Parking Tickets

  We want parking your vehicle to be the least of your worries when you drive in the city to work, play or visit.  That’s why we are excited to offer this free workshop to anyone who feels the same. If you: 1)  Get parking tickets 2)  Find parking signs confusing 3)  Cringe at the
  • Posted on 19 May 2017
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PPA Funding Part 1

  The Philadelphia Parking Authority has multiple priorities and goals that guide our daily operations. These goals include: Provide comprehensive on-street parking management services. Set standards of excellence and fair pricing through the construction and management of off-street parking facilities. Assist in presenting a first rate introduction to the region by
  • Posted on 19 May 2017
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Funding PPA Municipal Lots

A vital component of our obligation to residents and visitors is to provide safe, affordable and convenient off-street parking options in our city. Recognizing the limited street space available in our neighborhoods, we operate and maintain 43 neighborhood lots throughout the city. Of those 43 lots, 25 are free to both
  • Posted on 9 May 2017
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Getting Parked During the NFL Draft

If the past year has taught us anything about Philly, it’s that we know how to host big events—and we’ll be reminded of our event hosting prowess from April 27-29 as the NFL Draft sets up shop on the Ben Franklin Parkway. With more than 200,000 fans expected to attend,
  • Posted on 21 Apr 2017
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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Science Festival

  Put your thinking caps on: On April 21, the Philadelphia Science Festival returns for its 7th year! Organized by the Franklin Institute, the nine-day, citywide festival aims to celebrate and build a community around science, engineering and technology to perhaps inspire the next Einstein. Through April 29, the festival will boast
  • Posted on 21 Apr 2017
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Where to Park for the Saint Paddy’s Day Parade

It’s no secret that Philly has a plethora of traditions when it comes to annual events, and when it comes to this upcoming weekend, the Philadelphia Flower Show won’t be the only event turning heads in downtown Philly. The 247th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade will also be making its
  • Posted on 10 Mar 2017
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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Flower Show

If the recent warm weather wasn’t enough of a hint that spring is around the corner, here’s another one: The Philadelphia Flower Show is back and turning heads at the Pennsylvania Convention Center! Here’s the deal. From March 11-19, floral enthusiasts will have the perfect venue for some inspiration as the PA
  • Posted on 7 Mar 2017
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Donde Aparcar para el Philadelphia Flower Show

Si el clima cálido reciente no te da a entender que la primavera está a la vuelta de la esquina, aquí tienes otra pista: ¡El Philadelphia Flower Show está de vuelta y llama la atención al Pennsylvania Convention Center! Aquí está el trato. Desde el 11 de marzo hasta el 19, entusiastas
  • Posted on 6 Mar 2017
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Guest Post: Keys to a Safer Ride

  As the weather starts to heat up, many of us will be itching to take to the streets on our two wheelers. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of getting out on your motorcycle or scooter. But along with that great feeling comes dangers we should all watch for. Go
  • Posted on 27 Feb 2017
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