Mystery Shopper: How hard is it to get street closure permits in Philly?
Moving? Throwing a block party? In our latest Mystery Shopper column, one Philadelphian finds out how to (temporarily!) keep people from parking on your street.
Mystery Shopper: Where’s the Courtesy in “Courtesy Towing?”
The City "courtesy towed" a Philly driver's car. Here, we evaluate the process for getting it back.
Is it time for a Permit Parking Blacklist?
Councilmember Maria Quiñones-Sánchez is pushing for a tool that might quell parking wars in developing neighborhoods. Philly 3.0’s engagement director on why it may be a solution we need
Is Council’s Love of Parking Finally Over?
As Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, new members could bring even more sense to the ongoing debate over zoning code parking minimums
Less Parking, Please
Even Philly’s parking magnates think parking lots no longer make sense. Now, Philly 3.0’s engagement director notes, it’s time for city policy to follow suit
The Unfair Parking Burden
Parking spots raise rents in apartment buildings—but often go unused. So why, Philly 3.0’s engagement director wonders, are some Councilmembers trying to mandate more of them?
The Cost of Parking
In the wake of a new report that found 640,000 more spots than residents, Philly 3.0’s engagement director calls for real changes to how we manage parking in Philly
Guest Commentary: Ditch the car
Want to encourage Philadelphians to get rid of their car? Pay them