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August 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up

August 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, August 20, 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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July 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up

July 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, July 23, 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 Wawa Welcome America Festival

It’s that time of the year when the weather is amazing, the Phillies season is in full throttle, and Philadelphia welcomes back the Wawa Welcome America festival! The weeklong festival is FREE for the public to enjoy great music, free hoagies, and (of course) an elaborate fireworks show.  What you need
  • Posted on 26 Jun 2019
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PPA Awarded GovTech Magazine’s Innovation & Technology Award

On June 25th, 2019, the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) was  awarded the Technology Innovation for Citizens Award by GovTech Magazine for reintroducing its mobile payment application, meterUP. In particular, this award is reserved for government entities that have utilized technology to improve service delivery, user experience and customer satisfaction. The PPA
  • Posted on 25 Jun 2019
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Mayor Signs Roosevelt Boulevard Speed Camera Legislation into Law

PHILADELPHIA -- Mayor Jim Kenney today continued progress toward the City’s Vision Zero goal of zero traffic deaths by 2030 by signing legislation to bring speed enforcement cameras along the 12 miles of Roosevelt Boulevard, between 9th Street and the city’s boundary with Bucks County. Cameras will be installed along this High Injury
  • Posted on 19 Jun 2019
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Top 5 Reasons to Ride the PHLASH

Guest Post by Independence Visitor Center Corporation In many ways, the Philly PHLASH Downtown Loop™ remains one of the city’s best-kept secrets. The service has been around since 1994, and hit its all-time high for ridership last year. Yet, there are still plenty of visitors and locals who are not aware of
  • Posted on 29 May 2019
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May 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up

May 2019: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, May 14, 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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Get a Ticket While meteringUP? Let us Know!

What’s the main goal of meterUP? Simple: to help you avoid getting parking tickets. Aside from being able to make parking payments through your iPhone or Android phone, you can also extend your parking session if your meeting is running longer than expected, or if you plan on grabbing dessert
  • Posted on 29 Apr 2019
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As PPA Plans Launch of New Kiosks, Widely Popular meterUP Mobile Payment Parking App Hits 300,000 Download Milestone

(PHILADELPHIA) The Philadelphia Parking Authority's hugely popular meterUP pay by cell parking app hit the 300,000 download milestone today. The meterUP app is available city-wide and can be used at over 8,000 coin-operated meters and 975 kiosks throughout the city. The continued success of meterUP comes as the PPA anticipates installing
  • Posted on 24 Apr 2019
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