Parking Authority shuts down Philadelphia cab company
Germantown Cab Company has been shut down by the Philadelphia Parking Authority for allegedly failing to turn over proper documentation and background checks for their drivers.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Cab Company Shut Down
Over 150 cabs are out of service after officials say a loca cab company failed to turn in proper documentation to the PPA.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Grace period ends for West Oak Lane red-light cameras
The cameras at Stenton and Ogontz avenues in West Oak Lane were activated in January.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
City council questions lack of wheelchair accessible cabs
Councilman David Oh led the discussion, asking if newer cabs, cabs with alternative fuel sources or bike racks, or wheelchair accessible cabs could be a "win, win for everyone in the city."
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Parking Authority worker arrested on drug charges, fired
A Philadelphia Parking Authority employee was arrested by police at the state Capitol in Harrisburg on Tuesday as he allegedly tried to enter the building with illegal drugs.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Car that received parking tickets had a dead woman inside
On Thursday, the body of a missing Broomall woman who has been missing for almost two weeks was found in the passenger seat of a car which had multiple parking tickets on it.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
PPA: Snow Taking Up Spaces Doesn't Change Parking Rules
The ever-vigilant Philadelphia Parking Authority says despite mounds of snow at many curbsides, no one is getting a break as enforcement officers go out this week looking for on-street parking.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
More Wheelchair-Accessible Cabs May Be Coming To The City
The Philadelphia Parking Authority and advocates for people in wheelchairs are now checking out equipment that would be required when more wheelchair-accessible cabs roll out on city streets.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
No stay in PPA red-light deal
The Philadelphia Parking Authority won a victory Friday in its effort to replace the current operator of the city's red-light camera system.
Wed Feb 12, 2014
Classes, flights canceled ahead of storm
Snow emergencies are being declared, classes are being called off and hundreds of flights are being canceled in advance of a snowstorm slated to hit the region overnight and Thursday.
$5 Rate To Go Into Effect At Some Center City Garages Wednesday Evening
With yet another storm on the horizon, the Philadelphia Parking Authority is planning to reinstate its $5 emergency parking rate.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
PPA gives up on its Smart Card system
PHILADELPHIA The Philadelphia Parking Authority is abandoning its Smart Card pay system, leaving customers to pay with only cash or credit cards.
Phila. Parking Authority Will Cancel 'Smart Card' Program at Yearend
If you have been using Philadelphia Parking Authority "smart cards" to pay for parking at meters and kiosks around the city, get ready to change back to change - or to a credit card.