1. Stray cat

    PPA inspection fun

    So a week ago, Uber Support sends me a message out of the blue. I’m thinking, “What did I do now?” Email says I’ve been selected “at random” for the privilege of inspection of my 2009 Toyota Corolla by PPA on South Swanson Street (between Snyder and Oregon Avenues, near the impound lot). Says I...
  2. BurgerTiime

    PPA proposes new fee on Uber, Lyft and taxi rides

    http://www.philly.com/philly/news/philadelphia-parking-authority-ppa-ride-tax-uber-lyft-20180220.html?mobi=true The cash-strapped Philadelphia Parking Authority wants to add a 50-cent surcharge to every taxi, Lyft, and Uber ride in the city. In a report Tuesday to the agency’s board, PPA...
  3. J

    PPA Trying to Bust

    Hi everyone!!! Do any of you guys have any previous experience being busted by Philadelphia Parking Authority? I almost got busted yesterday. I have been sitting idle and waiting for a ride near the intersection of Chestnut and Broad Street. It was unusually slow, and all of a sudden I got a...
  4. GemObra

    Inspections, U Placards, and the PPA, Oh My!

    Like everyone else I started getting text messages about getting my car inspected and needing a U placard in my car. And then I read that UberX is actually illegal within Philadelphia. So why in the hell am I going to go get a placard that allows the PPA to readily identify me and simply impound...