Turns out the parking concerns of South Philadelphians for the papal visit are very real.
As the pope’s visit approaches, new details are being released on the parking situation in the city. Residents with permit parking in the zones of Center City that will be blocked off for the visit will be moving to other residential permit spots in the city, which could mean a lot more vehicles coming down to South Philly, especially near the subway stops.
More from 6ABC:
The new option allows the owners of vehicles with residential parking permits to park in other any other permit parking district in the city for a limited time.
That means if your car has a current, valid parking permit, you don’t have to put your car in a garage for 3 days, if you can find a spot.
Under the new rule, residents of the following Residential Permit Parking Districts will be allowed to park on any block in any posted Residential Permit Parking district from Sunday, September 20, 2015 until 8:00 am on Tuesday, September 29, 2015:
Permit parking districts 1, 4, 5 and 10 are the zones being displaced during the weekend of September 25 for the papal visit. You can find out more about the parking changes here.