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Change of Time for 2017 Regular Board Meetings

The Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority has changed the time for the regularly scheduled Board Meetings for 2017. Each Board Meeting will now be held at 10:00 am in the Board Room of the Authority’s Headquarters, 701 Market Street, Suite 5400, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
  • Posted on 24 Feb 2017
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Winter Driving Tips

Oh winter -- when we were young, we’d rejoice at your arrival. As snow would fall, our eyes were glued to the TV waiting for the much anticipated school closure announcements. If our school was on the list of closures, we’d jump for joy while our parents stood idly by
  • Posted on 11 Jan 2017
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Donde Aparcar para el Philadelphia Auto Show

Acelera los motores: Uno de los eventos anuales más amados de Philly, el Philadelphia Auto Show, regresa al Pennsylvania Convention Center. Aquí está la primicia: Desde el 28 de enero hasta el 5 de febrero, aficionados de los automóviles están de enhorabuena, habrá más de 700 coches clásicos, exóticos y conceptos en
  • Posted on 10 Jan 2017
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Where to Park for Terror Behind the Walls

It’s not everyday you willingly go to jail despite not committing a crime, especially when that jail is packed to the brim with zombies, ghosts and other figures typically reserved for a John Carpenter flick. Welp, that’s exactly what you’re paying for when you step into the halls of Eastern
  • Posted on 25 Oct 2016
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Guest Post: The Advancement of the Electric Car

1800s, when the first electric motor was built by New York mathematician Joseph Henry, people have dreamed of using electric cars to get to and from the places they want to go. By the 1970s, the Department of Energy began to offer funding to build an efficient electric car. A
  • Posted on 24 Oct 2016
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Cyber Security: 5 Steps You Should Take

I work in the field of cyber security.  Specifically, I focus on credit card information safety. I am sure it comes as no surprise that protecting credit card information is a hot button issue at the moment and people working in security are constantly trying to fend off every conceivable
  • Posted on 19 Oct 2016
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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
  • Posted on 24 Jul 2016
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Parking Fails: Volume XI

Parking: To some it’s still a science that is beyond comprehension. Luckily the lack of parking comprehension still provides for some good comedy, as you’ll clearly see in this edition of Parking Fails. Parking Fail #1 PSA: Chevy Silverados are now considered compact vehicles — at least in the mind of this
  • Posted on 21 Jul 2016
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Parking Fails: Volume X

Nothing good comes out of a bad park job. Think about it: Most of the time it’ll result in a ticket, and other times some people take a more aggressive approach to point out a parking mishap. In this edition of Parking Fails, we’re taking a brief look at those
  • Posted on 24 Jun 2016
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Parkadelphia: Understanding Philly’s Parking Regulations

Remember the residential parking map that Lauren Ancona threw together a while ago? Well, she went and kicked it up a notch with her newest creation, Parkadelphia. Let’s jump right into it: In March, Ancona, Senior Data Scientist at the City of Philadelphia Office of Innovation and Technology, launched Parkadelphia, a
  • Posted on 5 May 2016
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Philly’s Art Scene and Where to Park

When you think of Philadelphia’s art scene, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If it’s jogging up the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s steps while doing your best Rocky impression, you’re not quite right — but location-wise, you’re pretty close. Think about it for a second: How long can you
  • Posted on 13 Apr 2016
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