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City Life

Beware, Philly: The Dreaded Boot Is Back

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. The PPA Brings Back the Car Boot […]

City Life

The Way You Pay for Parking in Philly Is About to Change

Welcome to the future of parking in Philly. Next week, the Philadelphia Parking Authority will begin phasing in new solar-powered parking kiosks — meaning the […]

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City Life

The Philadelphia Parking Authority Is Cutting Car Owners a Break. For Once.

The Philadelphia Parking Authority has been quietly enacting a policy that makes us wonder if the agency isn’t as bad as we once thought. It […]

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City Life

Philly Free Streets: Road Closures and Parking Restrictions

If you were planning to drive along North Broad Street on Saturday, then you’re out of luck. This weekend brings Philly Free Streets, the one day […]

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City Life

It’s Official: Speed Cameras Will Be Installed in Philly this Year

If you’re not a big fan of the red-light cameras that have been snapping photos of offending vehicles in Philly since 2005, you’re probably not […]

City Life

This Brand-New Parking App Wants to Help You Avoid Pesky PPA Tickets

Parking in Center City is about to get a whole lot easier. A new (free!) parking app called SpotAngels debuted in Center City on Tuesday — and unlike […]

City Life

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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City Life

The PPA’s Free Parking Saturdays Starts This Week

Rejoice, rejoice: The Philadelphia Parking Authority’s holiday parking deal begins this week. This Saturday until New Year’s Day, metered and kiosk parking in the city will […]

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City Life

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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City Life

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, […]

City Life

Councilman Domb: Maybe It’s Time to Ban On-Street Parking in Center City

Anyone who navigates Philadelphia’s streets (whether by foot, bike, bus or car) knows they’re extremely clogged. Traffic seems like more of an issue than ever, especially […]

City Life

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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City Life

City: Absolutely No Parking on South Broad Street for the Eagles Game

The long-standing debate over parking on the Broad Street median has been decided – for one day, at least. Philly police will not allow anyone […]

City Life

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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City Life

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 […]