Philadelphia Parking Authority

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Pat Loeb
November 08, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Philadelphia drivers, take note. The Parking Authority's online customer services won't be working for the next week as the agency is transferring its ticket enforcement system to a new contractor. Read more here.
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PPA kiosk
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Mike Dougherty
October 15, 2019 - 3:35 pm
The PPA officially began installing new kiosks Tuesday morning along Arch Street. Soon, every outdated meter in Center City will be replaced. Read more here.
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PPA kiosks
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Paul Kurtz
October 08, 2019 - 3:49 pm
The Philadelphia Parking Authority will roll out its next generation of parking meter kiosks next week, featuring a new pay-by-plate system. Read more here.
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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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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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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
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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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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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