In episode 7 of the PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” Scott Petri sits down with longtime PPA employee, Scott Rutizer. Formerly a Parking Enforcement Officer, Scott Rutizer is known for his infectious kind demeanor and positive outlook. After spending years walking the beat as a Parking Enforcement Officer, Scott recently
Need a reminder that spring is just around the corner? Here’s one: The Philadelphia Flower Show is making its return to the Pennsylvania Convention Center from February 29 - March 8. With this year’s theme encompassing a Riviera Holiday inspired by Mediterranean gardens, you instantly become wrapped up by the
February 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.
PPA to Expand Installation of NEW “Pay-By-Plate” Parking Kiosks – with citywide completion set for end of summer.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Executive Director, Scott Petri, announced today that installation of the PPA's new solar-powered "Pay-By-Plate" parking kiosks will now be expanded citywide, beyond the initial Center City pilot area -- eventually replacing all existing kiosks and stand alone coin-operated parking meters throughout the city. According to
For episode 6 of the PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” Scott Petri sits down with local urbanist and Philadelphia 3.0 Director of Engagement, Jon Geeting, to discuss the effectiveness and feasibility of dynamic on-street parking rates along with additional policies that could potentially improve traffic flow.
From February 8 – February 17, car enthusiasts young and old can gawk and marvel at the automotive industry’s latest creations at The Pennsylvania Convention Center. The Philadelphia Auto Show will feature hundreds of concept, classic, luxury and exotic cars on a 700,000 square-foot display room. Lamborghinis, Ferraris, Ashton Martins,
January 2020: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, January 21, 2020, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.
(PHILADELPHIA) - PPA Executive Director Scott Petri joined Mayor Jim Kenney today at a press conference to announce the installation of automated speed enforcement cameras at the first of eight locations along Roosevelt Boulevard. The decision to place speed cameras on Roosevelt Boulevard is the result of a number of high
For the fifth PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, sat down with 40-year PPA veteran, Rocco Morrotto, to discuss the benefits of parking at our seven Center City parking garages. Psst --- they have the cheapest rates in the city.
December 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, December 17th, 2019, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved motions can be found here.
For the fourth PPA Podcast, “The Petri Dish,” PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, sat down with 13-year Parking Enforcement Officer veteran, James Simmons. Topics discussed included tips on avoiding parking tickets, the overall role of Parking Enforcement Officers, and the difficult job officers are tasked with.
As the Philadelphia Parking Authority implements a new customer service interface in the near future, customers can also expect to receive revamped mailings from the Parking Violations Branch and Bureau of Administrative Adjudication. Below are examples of a current mailing, and a revamped mailing to be expected in the near future.