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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 Soon, every outdated meter in Center City will be replaced.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
Philadelphia Parking Authority
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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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.
Pat Loeb/KYW Newsradio
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
Dreamstime
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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Dreamstime
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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Officials from the Philadelphia Parking Authority and the Delaware River Port Authority break ground on the future city of a 200-space parking lot under the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
Hadas Kuznits/KYW Newsradio
Hadas Kuznits
November 02, 2018 - 1:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new project is sure to alleviate some of the parking crunch felt by Old City residents. Those who live on the north side of Market Street will soon be getting nearly 200 additional long-term parking spaces. John Hanson, CEO of the Delaware River Port Authority, said...
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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.
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Mike DeNardo
September 20, 2018 - 6:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Cars blocking bus lanes. Delivery trucks double-parked. Blocking the box. Mayor Jim Kenney knows Center City congestion is getting worse. "Too often, 50 people sitting on a bus can't get to work because the lane is blocked by one person who's illegally parked," he...
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Kurt Vile
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Mike DeNardo
August 20, 2018 - 8:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philly musician's latest song mocks a popular target: the Philadelphia Parking Authority. In the video for his new song "Loading Zones," singer/ songwriter Kurt Vile drives around Philadelphia, confounding OPPA officers — the "Other" Philadelphia Parking Authority...
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The Philadelphia Parking Authority is expanding its meterUP app citywide.
Kristen Johanson | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
July 25, 2018 - 9:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — You will be able to use a smartphone to pay for on-street parking in every neighborhood in Philadelphia — starting now. The Philadelphia Parking Authority is expanding its meterUP app citywide. PPA Executive Director Scott Petri said PPA has been letting its provider...
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City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart and Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
July 11, 2018 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — City Controller Rebecca Rhynhart said she will audit the Philadelphia Parking Authority, fulfilling a campaign promise. It will be the first city audit of the agency in nine years. Rhynhart said she is going to look at the expenses of the on-street parking operations...
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