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Airport Taxis Will Soon Cost Even More for Some Philadelphians

The wallets South Philly and West Philly residents are about to become the latest casualties of the Philadelphia Parking Authority. On Wednesday morning, the PPA […]

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Why Is the PPA Teaching Us How Not to Get Tickets?

The Philadelphia Parking Authority will hold a workshop on avoiding parking tickets next month. Seeing as the organization brings in a big chunk of money from […]

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The PPA Wants to Put Billboards in Neighborhood Lots – and Neighbors Aren’t Happy

The Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to install 45 billboards in neighborhood parking lots – but community members and activists aren’t happy with the plans. More than […]

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Wanna Run the PPA? Now’s Your Chance

Would you like to earn $233,677 this year? Then have we got the job for you!

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New PPA Director Hires Daughter’s Roommate

Clarena Tolson, the recently-appointed executive director of the Philadelphia Parking Authority, has reportedly made 12 new hires – and among them is her daughter’s roommate. 

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Philly Actress Fuming After PPA Towed Her Wheelchair Van

Everybody we know seems to have a good story about how the Philadelphia Parking Authority has screwed them. But local actress Shannon DeVido’s PPA story […]

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Report: Former PPA Director Gave Execs Big Raises Before Scandal

Former Philadelphia Parking Authority director Vince Fenerty gave his top five executives significant raises in the months leading up to a sexual harassment scandal that made […]

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PPA Refused to Ticket Republican Senator’s Illegally Parked Car

If your car is parked in a no-stopping zone in Center City, you will, no doubt, get a $51 ticket. Your car might even be […]

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Pa. Auditor General to Investigate Embattled PPA Director’s “Excessive” Payout

Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said he will investigate what he called an “excessive” six-figure payout for the former head of the Philadelphia Parking Authority, […]

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I Took on the PPA and Won — and It Might Be Worth Millions to Philly Drivers

If you hate the robbers known as the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA) and its conspiratorial kangaroo court known as the Bureau of Administrative Adjudication (BAA) […]

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City Council to Hold Hearing on Illegal Tow-Truck Schemes

Anyone in Philadelphia who has ever had a car towed illegally is getting the chance to speak out.

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The PPA Lost Almost $700K During the SEPTA Strike

The Philadelphia Parking Authority lost almost $700K during the six-day SEPTA strike earlier this month, largely through efforts to alleviate commuter stress by offering grace periods at […]

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Uber, Lyft Now Legal Across Pennsylvania

Philly’s ride-sharing war is no more. On Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf legalized ride-sharing across Pennsylvania with his signature on Senate Bill 984. “This bill puts […]

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Uber and Lyft Bill Passes Final Legislative Hurdle

The Pennsylvania Senate yesterday voted overwhelmingly to approve legislation that would, with Gov. Tom Wolf’s signature, make Uber and Lyft legal in Pennsylvania.

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Bill to Legalize UberX and Lyft Nears a Final Vote

A bill to legalize UberX and Lyft in Pennsylvania permanently is reaching the final stages in the state legislature this week. The bill can’t come […]