Philly cabs must get cameras; Uber, Lyft win temporary OK
In another development, taxi cabs in Philadelphia will be required to install security cameras this year, following approval Thursday by the state Independent Regulatory Review Commission.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Security Cameras in Philly Cabs?
Philadelphia cab drivers have demanded change since one of their own was murdered on the job last year.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Technology Helps Reconnect People With Items They Left Behind In A Taxi
People accidentally leave all sort of stuff in taxis and limosines, but if they leave it in one regulated by the Philadelphia Parking Authority, there's a good chance of getting it back.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
July 15: State bill legalizes Philly Ride-Share | Obama board backs...
State Senator Wayne Fontana's ride-sharing legislation would create new categories in the PA code for "transportation network companies" that would be regulated by the Public Utility Commission.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
How many taxis per person should Philadelphia have?
Last week, The Inquirer reported that the Philadelphia Parking Authority is creating 45 new taxi medallions for wheelchair-accessible taxis.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Phila. to add 45 disabled-accessible cabs
After years of lobbying for more cabs that can handle wheelchairs, the disabled community on Thursday got its wish: The Philadelphia Parking Authority will issue 45 taxi medallions for wheelchair accessible vehicles by the end of the year.
Philadelphia Public Record
PPA Expands Motorcycle, Scooter Parking
Motorcycles and scooters are important components of the diverse transportation system we are privileged to have in Philadelphia, notes Philadelphia Parking Authority Exec.
The PPA Making HUGE Change By Next Summer
Good news for everyone who considers Philadelphia Parking Authority their enemies! The PPA has announced they're working towards having a pay-by-cell service that will hopefully go into full effect by next summer! Other places have been using it for a while so thank goodness Philly is finally catching up with the times!! And hopefully the bugs ... (more)
PPA aims for launch of pay-by-cell system next summer
The Philadelphia Parking Authority is hoping to have a pay-by-cell system for metered parking up and running by next summer.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Ride-Share Fix Must Apply to Philly Parking Authority as Well as PUC
By some weird accident of history, the city of Philadelphia doesn't have the same taxi regulator as the rest of the state.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Scooter, Motorcycle Parking Rules in Philadelphia Getting Overhauled
Scooters and motorcycles can once again park on the sidewalk in residential Philadelphia neighborhoods, at least for the next four months, now that the Philadelphia Parking Authority has issued new "pilot" regulations.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
UberX, Lyft ordered to halt service in Pittsburgh
Two administrative judges on Tuesday ordered UberX and Lyft, San Francisco-based ride-sharing services that have been operating in Pittsburgh since February without Public Utility Commission authorization, to immediately quit answering consumers' requests for service.
PPA To Begin Study On Scooter, Motorcycle Parking In Center City
After suddenly ticketing scooters and motorcycles on sidewalks last year , Philadelphia Parking Authority promised to add additional scooter and motorcycle parking in the city .