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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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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. 


Developers Duel for Right to Build on Chinatown Block

Two of Philly’s local development heavyweights, Pennrose Properties and Parkway Corporation, are duking it out for the right to develop a parcel of land the […]

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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 […]


Why Parkway’s Doubling Down on North Broad

Along with Eric Blumenfeld, Parkway Corporation has become one of the most important developers along the North Broad Street corridor. And like Blumenfeld, Parkway sees […]

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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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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 […]