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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,
  • Posted on 9 Sep 2019
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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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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.        
  • Posted on 26 Jul 2019
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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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