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Where to Park for the Broad Street Run

Time to cue up “Eye of the Tiger” and dust off those running shoes. The Broad Street Run sprints through Philadelphia this weekend! Here’s the scoop: Bright and early at 8 a.m. on Sunday, May 6, close to 40,000 runners are expected to line up at Broad and West Fisher streets before
  • Posted on 23 Apr 2018
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Road Closures and Parking Information for Villanova University Men’s Basketball NCAA Championship Celebration

In celebration of Villanova University’s 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, the City of Philadelphia will host a victory parade Thursday, April 5th, starting at 11 a.m. on Market Street and ending with a rally at Dilworth Park. To facilitate parade festivities while ensuring the safety of parade participants and general public,
  • Posted on 4 Apr 2018
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March 2018: Board Meeting Round-Up

March 2018: Board Meeting Round-Up On Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s Board met for its monthly meeting. The meeting agenda along with the Board approved items can be found here.            
  • Posted on 29 Mar 2018
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Executive Director Scott Petri’s Statement on PPA’s Annual $110 Million Contribution to the City, School District of Philadelphia, State & Federal Entities

  The purpose of this statement is to correct the inaccurate perception held by many regarding the Philadelphia Parking Authority's annual $50 million contribution to the City and School District of Philadelphia. The original law “promising $45 million" annually to Philadelphia schools was repealed in 2004 and replaced with a new law
  • Posted on 16 Mar 2018
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Board Meeting Round-Up: February 2018

  Chairman’s Items - Joseph T. Ashdale Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, invited comment from members of the general public. Director’s Report - Scott Petri During his monthly report, PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri, provided updates on a wide range of topics including but not limited to newly instituted procedural processes, improved communication
  • Posted on 6 Mar 2018
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Parking and Transit During the Eagles Parade

Official event information including route and times Date: Thursday, February 8. Parade: Kicks off at 11 a.m. at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue, heading north toward the Art Museum. The parade will last approximately two hours. Formal Celebration: Begins at 1 p.m. in front of the Art Museum. The program will last approximately
  • Posted on 6 Feb 2018
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Getting Greener: PPA Purchases Four Electric Vehicles

On Tuesday, January 23rd, and in conjunction with the Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s (PPA) Board approved the purchase of four electric vehicles to be used by its Off-Street and Airport Operations Divisions through $20,000 in grant funds. Acknowledging the
  • Posted on 31 Jan 2018
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January 23rd, 2018: Board Meeting Round-Up

Chairman’s Items - Joseph T. Ashdale Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, invited comment from members of the general public. Board Chairman, Joseph T. Ashdale, introduced newly appointed Risk Management Director, Antonia Miller, and Internal Auditor, Walter Mingo Director’s Report - Scott Petri During his inaugural Board meeting, PPA Executive Director, Scott Petri,
  • Posted on 26 Jan 2018
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