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You Can Park for Free on Saturdays Until New Year’s

Here’s a holiday gift we’re thankful for: The Philadelphia Parking Authority will offer free (FREE!) parking on Saturdays, from now until New Year’s Day. The annual gift […]

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City on Broad Street Parking: Cops Have More Important Things to Do

The Broad Street median parking war continues. The city is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed last month in Common Pleas Court by an urbanist political […]


The City Wants to Put an End to Philly’s Electric Vehicle Parking Program

If you live in a major American city and you own a car, parking is, undoubtedly, one of your biggest frustrations. But imagine if you […]


How a Council Bill Requiring More Parking Could Backfire

PlanPhilly reported yesterday that the City Planning Commission and a number of community groups are having a rough time coming to terms with a bill […]

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The PPA Is Ending Free Parking on Wednesdays, First Fridays

The era of free parking in Center City is coming to an end. Currently, street parking in Center City is free after 5 p.m. on […]


Kenney to PPA: Target Worst Offenders Parking on Broad Street Median

Everyone who parks a car in the median on South Broad Street is breaking the law, but traditionally, the Philadelphia Parking Authority has looked the other […]


Hey, Mayor, How ’Bout Making That Broad Street Parking Ban Permanent?

The South Philly parking catastrophe that some feared after the city’s decision to enforce the ban on parking in the median of South Broad Street […]


Dept. of Minor Miracles: Nobody Is Parked on the Broad Street Median Today

This morning, South Philly residents awoke to see something most of them had never seen in their lifetimes: South Broad Street completely free of parked cars in […]


PPA: We’ll Tow Your Car If You Park In the Middle of Broad Street During DNC

People have been parking their cars in the middle of Broad Street for as long as anyone can remember, even though it’s against the law. […]


Panic at the Narberth Parklet!

Here in Philadelphia, we have to deal with things like stop-and-frisk, the tax abatement, and the sinister soda tax. But a few miles away in […]


New Bill Would Wipe Out Older Parking Fines

Have you gotten a ticket for parking in a loading zone or overstaying the two-hour parking restrictions? Did you do it more than three years ago […]


Study: Center City Lost 7 Percent of Off-Street Public Parking

The Center City construction boom has converted a bunch of parking lots into apartments and offices, resulting in a 7 percent drop in the total […]


Luxe Valet is “Pausing” Service in Philadelphia

Any startup leader will tell you that if you’re going to fail — fail fast. Armed with a sleek smartphone app and a team of drivers dressed […]


The Worst Parking Lots in Philadelphia

Driving in the Philadelphia area is notoriously stressful, from the infamous Schuylkill Expressway to an increasingly clogged Center City and University City with all their […]

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Broad Street Median Parking Spotlighted on ESPN

Three years ago, I wrote about the establishing shots that are always used during national sports broadcasts played in Philly: LOVE Park, the Rocky statue […]