News & Announcements

Congrats to PPA Members on National Recognition!

PPA would like to take the opportunity to congratulate some of our members for their recent recognition by the International Parking & Mobility Institute (IPMI) Awards of Excellence Program. Each year, IPMI recognizes organizations and professionals throughout our industry for their efforts to advance the parking and mobility industry. The program features those on the […]

Reopening Pennsylvania: A Look at Regional Parking Plans for Moving Forward

Communities throughout our state are beginning to reopen following the COVID-19 lockdowns. Or, they are at least beginning to make plans to do so. The State of Pennsylvania has outlined a color-coded re-opening plan, and local officials are using this as a guide for how they will reopen their communities. Parking, transportation, and mobility professionals […]

PPA Response to COVID-19 Parking Fee Refund / Credit Bill

Harrisburg, April 30, 2020 — The Pennsylvania Parking Association seeks to be an advocate and a resource for our members, and professionals throughout the parking, transit, and mobility industry. Our Association membership consists of cities, authorities, college/universities, private operators, and various vendors. We are aware of the Fee Refund/Credit Bill currently being proposed in Harrisburg […]

Managing Through a Crisis

Contributed by Michelle Porter, Director, Parking & Transportation Services, Carnegie Mellon University / Board Member, Pennsylvania Parking Association. We have all been faced with operating at a very different level since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Of course, this has had an effect on our personal lives; but when I think about how it has affected my […]

Lehigh Adds EV Charging Stations

Lehigh University’s Parking Services Department recently announced the addition of three new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations on its campus. Each station is a dual-point port, allowing two vehicles to charge simultaneously. The EV stations are located in parking facilities across the Lehigh campus, including: Farrington Square Parking Garage, Level 1 Zoellner Parking Garage, Level […]

A Look Back at 2019: Record Breaking Programs and Leadership

Greetings from the Pennsylvania Parking Association! We hope that 2019 has been great for you, and that 2020 looks even better. As your primary association for parking, transportation, and mobility resources and education in Pennsylvania, we wanted to give you an update on the successes of this year and what you can look forward to […]