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Philly’s 20 Biggest Losers of 2018

At the end of the year, it is customary for us here at Philly Mag to take stock of the good, the bad, and the […]

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Goodbye, PPA. My Family Is Officially Done With You.

On Thursday, the Philadelphia Parking Authority proudly announced that its parking app MeterUp can now be used to pay for parking all over the city […]

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Get Ready for Speed Cameras, Philadelphia

If you drive a car in Philadelphia, you’ve probably encountered red-light cameras, which raked in more than $10 million in fines last year alone. Well, […]

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Good News for PPA Scofflaws: Parking-Ticket Amnesty Begins on Thursday

Here’s some positive news for your Tuesday: The city will launch parking-ticket amnesty this week. The program will mostly come in handy for anyone who’s way, way […]

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Parking Ticket Amnesty Is a Really Bad Idea

This weekend, I’m going to head out to the King of Prussia Mall to do some last-minute Christmas shopping. I’ll buy my kids the latest […]

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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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PPA Picks Interim Director Following Sexual Harassment Scandal

City official Clarena Tolson will lead the Philadelphia Parking Authority as interim director following the resignation of Vince Fenerty, who was recently discovered to be […]

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State Senator Wants to Privatize the PPA; Jim Kenney Disagrees

The Pennsylvania Senate’s top Republican wants to privatize the Philadelphia Parking Authority, saying the new arrangement would increase funding to the city’s public schools.

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New Parking App Touted by the PPA Does Exactly Nothing You Want It To

When we read last week on the Philadelphia Parking Authority blog (yes, the Philadelphia Parking Authority actually has a blog, and yes, we look at […]