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PPA to Fire Vince Fenerty After Sexual Harassment Complaints

Philadelphia Parking Authority director Vince Fenerty will lose his job following accusations from two women that he sexually harassed them, according to the Inquirer.

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If Your Car Was Towed During Philly Free Streets, You’re Getting a Refund

Because Philly Free Streets doesn’t need another reason to be seen as slightly disappointing, the city will cancel all tickets issued to drivers who had their cars […]

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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 […]

Tow Truck Bait Scheme
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South Philly Man Says He Captured a Tow Truck Bait Scheme on Video

Footage of an alleged tow truck bait scheme is gaining traction after South Philly vigilante Chris Norman posted it to Facebook on Monday.

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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. […]

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PPA: Uber Can Operate Legally During SEPTA Troubles

The Philadelphia Parking Authority will allow Uber to operate legally throughout the coming weeks while SEPTA runs on a heavily adjusted schedule that has left Regional […]

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City Officials Target Illegally Towed Cars

Councilwoman Maria Quinones Sanchez has introduced legislation that could help prevent private companies from illegally towing cars. It’s an issue she said is prevalent in her district, which […]

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So That Burnt Party Bus? Officials Say It Was Operating Illegally

We’ve all been having some good laughs over the Double Dz party bus that was burnt to a crisp on Broad Street last weekend, because […]

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So When’s That PPA MeterUp App Rolling Out Citywide?

  The Philadelphia Parking Authority and its parking app vendor partner Pango spent an hour at lunchtime today fielding questions on Twitter about the new […]

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Charge Your Electric Vehicle for Free* at PHL Airport Garages

Eco-conscious travelers who own electric cars can now take them to Philadelphia International Airport and leave them there knowing they will be fully charged when they […]

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WATCH: Noisy Taxi Cab Protest of UberX, Lyft Snarls Center City Traffic

With horns blaring and marchers chanting “No UberX! No Lyft!” hundreds of Philadelphia cab drivers converged on City Hall with their vehicles to demand that […]

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How Did I Go This Long Without UberX in My Life?

As is the case with most things that involve my phone, I was late to the UberX game. It’s not that I didn’t have a […]

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Philly Judge Calls B.S. on UberX … 14 Times

Ever since UberX debuted in Philadelphia proper in October of last year, the Philadelphia Parking Authority, which has authority over all taxis and limousines in […]

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The Brief: Pay by Phone Parking Coming to Philly Really Soon

1. Parking kiosk down again? No problem. The gist: PlanPhilly reports that the Philadelphia Parking Authority has picked a company — Pango USA — to […]

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PPA Mobile App Taking Shape

It’s not every day (or any day, really) that I find myself saying good things about the Philadelphia Parking Authority. Yes, it’s got a rep as a […]