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See an Illegally Parked Car? Let Us Know! Here’s How.

 Our Parking Enforcement Officers (PEO’s) run a tight ship while walking their beats. They’re focused on keeping traffic moving throughout Philadelphia, and keeping the streets safe from vehicle-related hazards. They keep their eyes and ears open to where their service is needed. But sometimes public input helps guarantee areas are being
  • Posted on 1 Jul 2014
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#UnblockBikeLanes with Anthony Kuczynski

Just under a year ago, we launched #UnblockBikeLanes on Twitter.  Since its inception, #UnblockBikeLanes has increased our ability to engage with Philadelphia’s cycling community while addressing problematic parking areas. The continued success of #UnblockBikeLanes is attributed to the relentless work ethic of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia, who devised
  • Posted on 23 Jun 2014
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#TBT: 1961’s Park and Lock Garage

For this week’s #TBT, we dug up a vintage picture from Philadelphia’s Department of Public Records. Since 1950, the Philadelphia Parking Authority has provided Philadelphians and tourists with convenient parking locations throughout the city. We are committed to continue providing that service as we move forward. New parking garages may
  • Posted on 19 Jun 2014
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Putting Pizazz in the PPA: PEO Marlene Bednarczyk

Eight years ago, Marlene Bednarczyk left the Poconos for the City of Brotherly Love. Recently widowed, Marlene was in search of a job for this new chapter in her life. Marlene found the perfect job for her with The Philadelphia Parking Authority. “At that time I thought what’s the PPA? And
  • Posted on 6 Jun 2014
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Parking Enforcement Officer Spotlight: Carlton Jones

Philadelphians are all too familiar with getting a bad rap. We've been mislabeled everything negative from cold and hard to fat and lazy to ruthless sports fans—okay, so maybe that last one isn't so bad. However, one group of Philadelphians is a bit more misunderstood than the rest of us.  The PEOs
  • Posted on 28 May 2014
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All is Not Lost: How to Contact Our Lost and Found

It’s just after 6:30 p.m. and it’s been a long day. The muggy Monday morning and dreary afternoon has given way to a full-blown torrential down pour. All you want is to get home, get dry and relax. You flag down the first cab you spot and climb in. Once
  • Posted on 1 Apr 2014
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Avoid Unwarranted Tickets When Using The Kiosk

Here's a quick video from PPA Senior Director of Administration and Strategic Planning, Sue Cornell. She explains how to use our kiosks and what to do if you get an unwarranted ticket. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VqdzrV2Hyuo For more tips, updates & resources Connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Posted on 24 Feb 2012
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