Philadelphia Parking Authority

Cars running through a red light in Center City.
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Mike DeNardo
September 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia police officers are writing half as many tickets for red light running as they did five years ago. But that doesn't mean police see traffic enforcement as less of a priority.
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KYW Newsradio, file
Pat Loeb
August 20, 2019 - 2:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Parking rates will be going up at Center City lots owned by the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Increases were approved at Tuesday's board meeting. The board also approved hiring a private investigator to look into two hacking attempts. Late last year and early this...
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KYW Newsradio, file
Pat Loeb
July 25, 2019 - 7:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia, say goodbye to parking meters; they're going the way of the hitching post. Meters and existing kiosks will be replaced with new technology this fall. The Philadelphia Parking Authority plans to roll out 1,600 new kiosks in October that will use your...
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The Philadelphia Parking Authority passed a $280 million budget Tuesday that allocates $14 million for the School District of Philadelphia — $4 million more than last year.
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Pat Loeb
March 19, 2019 - 7:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Philadelphia Parking Authority passed a $280 million budget Tuesday that allocates $14 million for the School District of Philadelphia — $4 million more than last year. But critics at the meeting said it's still far below what PPA should be providing. The group...
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bike lane
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Tim Jimenez
February 07, 2019 - 7:26 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia said there was a big jump in the number of tickets issued to drivers who parked in bike lanes last year. About 5,500 tickets were given out last year, according to the Philadelphia Parking Authority, representing a 17...
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Councilman David Oh
Photo Credit: Mike Dunn
Pat Loeb
January 30, 2019 - 3:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia City Hall is buzzing about the Local 98 indictment, but very few people are talking to reporters. Councilman Henon is not in his office, but his staff is handing out a statement from him that begins, "I have done nothing wrong." It goes on to defend his...
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Steve Tawa
December 23, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Just around the corner from the Italian Market in South Philadelphia, a community parking lot has reopened, serving neighbors and shoppers, to relieve 'where to park' issues. Bella Vista Neighborhood Association president Eugene Desyatnik surveyed the newly renovated...
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Starting Monday and running until Thanksgiving, extra police and Philadelphia Parking Authority officers will be strictly enforcing the rules on Market Street from Seventh to 13th streets, and on Chestnut Street between 10th and 22nd streets.
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John McDevitt
November 24, 2018 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Free limited parking on Saturdays is a holiday tradition in Philadelphia. Starting Saturday, and running through Dec. 29, drivers won't have to pay for street parking at kiosks or meters citywide after 11 a.m. "We want to encourage people to come in from the suburbs,...
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Rachel Kurland
November 19, 2018 - 3:42 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As holiday shopping encompasses every weekend from now until 2019, you'll have one less thing to worry about as you're driving around town. The Philadelphia Parking Authority has announced that meter and kiosk parking will be free citywide every Saturday after 11 a.m...
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A SEPTA bus heads westward on Market Street.
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Mike DeNardo
November 09, 2018 - 8:23 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Since late September, police, the Parking Authority and SEPTA have been making a special effort to enforce the "no stopping" laws along Center City sections of Market and Chestnut Streets. Cops wrote about 250 tickets in October versus around 125 in September. The...
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