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PPA Announces New Leadership Team

  During its monthly meeting, the Board of the Philadelphia Parking Authority today approved the hiring of Scott Petri as the agency's new Executive Director. A current member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives where he serves as Chairman of the Urban Affairs and Ethics Committee and Vice Chair of the
  • Posted on 15 Dec 2017
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PPA Launches Widely Popular meterUP Pay-by-Phone App Today!

  After an initial pilot period, the Philadelphia Parking Authority's hugely popular meterUP pay-by-phone parking application is being launched today and will expand citywide over the next four months. "After the success of the initial pilot program, we are delighted to offer this very popular and convenient pay-by-phone option to the parking public. Our
  • Posted on 11 Dec 2017
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meterUP: The Easiest Way to Park in Philly

  Okay, Philly. We know you’ve been waiting a long time for this, and now we’re happy to say (drum roll please)… Our mobile payment app, meterUP, is rolling out city-wide! Let’s jump right into it: On December 11, 2017 our mobile parking app, meterUP, went live, allowing visitors and residents to conveniently pay
  • Posted on 11 Dec 2017
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Philadelphia Parking Authority Statement on the Reports of the Pennsylvania Auditor General

  In October 2016, at the invitation of the Board, the Auditor General began an audit of the Philadelphia Parking Authority’s human resources policies and procedures. Soon after, the Auditor General initiated a second audit of the PPA’s On-Street Parking program and contracting procedures.  The audits were completed and the reports
  • Posted on 7 Dec 2017
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PPA’s meterUP App to Launch in Coming Weeks

  Tired of cutting your dinner date short to feed the meter? Good news: The Philadelphia Parking Authority’s mobile payment app, meterUP, will be available in the coming weeks! Here’s what you need to know: The new meterUP app will allow drivers to pay for parking with a smartphone and remotely add more
  • Posted on 4 Dec 2017
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PPA’s Widely Popular meterUP Pay-by-Phone App is Coming Back

  (PHILADELPHIA) -- After an initial pilot period, the Philadelphia Parking Authority's hugely popular meterUP pay-by-phone parking application will return shortly and expand citywide over the next four months." After the success of the initial pilot program, we are delighted to offer this very popular and convenient pay-by-phone option to the parking
  • Posted on 4 Dec 2017
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Oak Lane Library Community Expo: How’d It Go?

  During the past few weeks, Philadelphia Parking Authority staff have been hosting informational community expos throughout Philadelphia's many neighborhoods. On Monday, November 13th, approximately 30 resident's attended our event at the Oak Lane Library  ---  and between refunds being issued to getting assistance with parking permits, we're flattered by the
  • Posted on 14 Nov 2017
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PPA Employees Contribute $6,458 to the Red Cross Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund

Following the September 27th board meeting, employees of the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) proudly presented a check for $6,458 to the Red Cross Hurricane Disaster Relief Fund. In presenting the check, Board Chairman, Joseph Ashdale stated, “The hardships being endured from hurricanes across the country, and most recently Puerto Rico, prompted our
  • Posted on 28 Sep 2017
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PPA AutoPark Discounts

  If there is one thing we know, there’s a place for everyone in Philadelphia. Art lover? There’s the Philadelphia Museum of Art, First Fridays in Old City and the Barnes Foundation. Food Connoisseur? Everywhere. Literally everywhere. No joke. The Gayborhood, Northern Liberties, Fishtown… yada yada yada. And don’t forget about the
  • Posted on 27 Sep 2017
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Residential Parking in Philadelphia: A Primer on Permits

Whether you’re a Philadelphia native or just visiting, there’s a good chance we have got parking permits for you. But with multiple permits come multiple questions. To make the process smoother, we created a Frequently Asked Questions guide. Check them out below and feel free to reach out with any
  • Posted on 20 Sep 2017
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