footer 1

Tag Archives | median parking

What's Happening in:  East Passyunk Crossing :  Newbold 

Spotted: Broad Street median oven edition

This episode of Spotted comes courtesy of a loyal reader, Jay Roth. Like that friendly neighborhood tipster, if you see something, say something – in an email to punk@passyunkpost.com.


There have been plenty of debates over the Broad Street median parking issue ever since the center strip parking was temporarily banned during the Democratic National Convention. Parking is such a hot topic issue these days that even kitchen appliances are getting in on the fun.

image1-1

In a mix of South Philly savesies and Broad Street median parking, we present you with the median oven.

Continue Reading →

Continue Reading

ADVERTISEMENT:

What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

PPA to begin ticketing some of the illegally parked vehicles on the Broad Street median

South Philly residents are still pretty split on whether or not parking should be allowed on the Broad Street median, as shown through this recent survey.

broad-street-median

A permanent ban on this already-illegal parking won’t be happening at this time, but Mayor Kenney is trying to please both sides of the issue by making some new enforcements on Broad Street. The Philadelphia Parking Authority will now be ticketing vehicles in the median only “when a car is fishtailed, in the turning lane, and in the crosswalk.”

Continue Reading →

Continue Reading

ADVERTISEMENT:

ADVERTISEMENT

What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Survey shows pretty close split in opinions on Broad Street median parking

For the Democratic National Convention, the Broad Street median was cleared of vehicles. Some were so happy with the emptier streets, that they started a petition to make this a permanent enforcement.

broad-street-median

When we shared with you this news, the comment section exploded with a mix of opinions on the situation. New survey results of over 1,000 South Philly residents polled by The Philadelphia Citizen show a pretty close split of people for and against median parking.

Continue Reading →

Continue Reading

ADVERTISEMENT:

What's Happening in:  All over South Philly 

Petition started to make car-free Broad Street median permanent

When we shared the news of the median parking ban on South Broad Street for the duration of the Democratic National Convention, many of our readers spoke out in the comment section in favor of a permanent ban on this middle-of-the-road parking.

broad-street-median

A petition has now been started to try to make this enforcement last longer than just this week.

Continue Reading →

Continue Reading

ADVERTISEMENT:

Copyright 2013 Passyunk Post | WordPress customized by Auspicious Consulting
test