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Taxis Honk and Flash to Protest PPA Budget

Late this morning cabbies in Center City drove East down Market Street and circled City Hall flashing their lights and honking their horns. The actions […]

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How Would You Like a Ride in a Brand-New Philadelphia Taxi?

The Philadelphia taxi is in the news again. The Philadelphia Parking Authority, perhaps the most loathed institution in town, has decided that it wants more […]

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Mayor Nutter and Bill Cosby Speak Out Against City Violence

Mayor Nutter and Bill Cosby Think Violence Sucks. The mayor asked, “Can we be non-violent for just one day in this city?” Um, clearly not. […]

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Philly Traffic Judge Relieved of Duties

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Ronald D. Castille has relieved Traffic Court Administrative Judge Michael J. Sullivan of his duty as the city’s chief traffic court […]

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Victim Escaped Dungeon-Case Suspect in Texas, Led Police to Weston’s House

Dungeon-Case Victim in Texas Comes Forward, Led Police to Weston After Escaping. A woman has come forward alleging that Linda Ann Weston kept her locked […]

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Traffic Cameras to Grace Broad and Vine

In case you were planning on blowing through a red light at Broad and Vine today, you should take note of the fact that the […]

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Beyond “Parking Wars”: The Games PPA Plays

Taking shots at the Philadelphia Parking Authority is like shooting fish in a barrel while kicking a dead horse. It’s almost not fair—save for the […]

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A Kinder, Gentler PPA

Dear PPA: A few months back, my fiancé and I had a small run-in with you. You know the type—just the de rigueur sort of little […]

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How the PPA Can Screw You

Danielle Sheller recently had the car she was driving seized by the Philadelphia Police Department and towed by the Philadelphia Parking Authority (PPA), after which […]

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News at 11: The Philadelphia Parking Authority Screwed Up

It’s easy to take shots at local TV news for so many things, from its weather fetish to the ridiculous exclusives, like WPVI’s recent interview […]