Working with Mayor Michael Nutter and city tourism and hospitality officials, Philadelphia Parking Authority Executive Director Vince Fenerty announced that expired meter violations will not be enforced on Saturdays between Thanksgiving and New Year’s after 11 a.m.  All other parking violations will be enforced.

Fenerty also announced an $8 parking rate on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the following Parking Authority parking garages during the holiday season.

AutoPark @ Olde City (2nd and Sansom streets)
AutoPark @ Independence Mall (5th and Market streets)
If the patron stays or enters a garage after 5 p.m., the regular posted rates will apply.

The Philadelphia Parking Authority is pleased to join Mayor Michael Nutter and be a part of spreading the holiday joy and encouraging shoppers to patronize local Philadelphia merchants during this festive holiday season.


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