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November 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up

  November 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, November 19th, 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.      
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Where to Park for the Philadelphia Marathon

Running 26 miles in a single day sounds like a tall order, doesn’t it? Welp, that’s exactly what 30,000 runners are signing up for on Sunday, November 24th at 7:30 a.m. as The Philadelphia Marathon sprints through the historically scenic streets of Philly. Let’s get back to that whole 26-mile thing
  • Posted on 18 Nov 2019
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October 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up

October 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, October, 22 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.    
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The Petri Dish Episode 3: The PPA’s New Pay-By-Plate Parking Kiosks

In the third episode of the Petri Dish, Scott Petri discusses the installation of new Pay-By-Plate parking kiosks with our On-Street Project Manager, Brendon Crowther. With the new Pay-By-Plate parking kiosks, customers will no longer have to place a receipt on their vehicle's dashboard. Instead, our Parking Enforcement Officers will
  • Posted on 21 Oct 2019
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Pay-by-Plate Parking Kiosks: What You Need to Know

It’s out with the old and in with the new --- parking kiosks that is. On Tuesday, October 15th, we began installing new, state of the art, Pay-by-Plate parking kiosks throughout the city to improve the overall parking experience for Philadelphia’s residents and visitors. The new Pay-by-Plate parking kiosks are jam packed
  • Posted on 15 Oct 2019
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Philadelphia Parking Authority to Begin Installation of NEW Solar-Powered “Pay-By-Plate” Parking Kiosks

  (PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) Executive Director, Scott Petri, announced during a press conference today that installation of new solar-powered "Pay-By-Plate" parking kiosks will begin in Center City on October 15, 2019, and will eventually expand city-wide to replace all existing kiosks and stand alone coin-operated parking meters. In making
  • Posted on 9 Oct 2019
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September 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up

September 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, September 24, 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.      
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Avoiding Parking Tickets: How It’s Done

The primary goal of the Philadelphia Parking Authority is to ensure a safe and continuous traffic flow for Philadelphia’s residents and visitors. One of the ways we accomplish this goal is by enforcing the city’s parking regulations. So what does that mean? Yep, you guessed it. That means at times we
  • Posted on 9 Sep 2019
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Where to Park for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon

‘Tis the Running Season It’s that time of year again! This September, runners from all around the Philadelphia region will meet at the famous Philadelphia Museum of Art steps to run either 13.1 miles, 10K, or 5K at the annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Half Marathon. The Lowdown The marathon gets underway on Sunday,
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City Announces Chestnut Street Loading Zone Pilot

PHILADELPHIA -- To reduce congestion and improve travel times on Chestnut Street, the City announced today plans for a six month loading zone pilot.  In partnership with DVRPC, SEPTA, and PPA, the City will alter parking and loading regulations on Chestnut Street from the 600 block to the 2000 block. The
  • Posted on 4 Sep 2019
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