The Week in Parking

A West Philly woman just found out she’s been racking up parking tickets since 1993

Plus a roundup of Philly parking tweets from this week

fedex truck parked in bike lane
Phila. Bikes / Flickr

Sandra Geathers says she had no idea about the unpaid parking tickets her car’s been racking up. Since 1993.

She came home one day to find a boot on her Camry and a letter from the Philadelphia Parking Authority explaining it would cost $600 to free her car.

“The city is out of control,” the West Philly resident told Fox29. “They need to spend their time going after some real criminals and not someone like me.” Geathers says she never got the notice the PPA sent in January. And those decades-old unpaid tickets? They’re from her old car.

The week in parking

This is an entire Flickr album dedicated to FedEx trucks parked in bike lanes

Um, this is not a Philly thing. Or a thing at all.

This car is always ready for a tailgate — even with strangers

if this is your clean Toyota AE86 in Fishtown, some lady is using it as a table right now. from philadelphia

Terror Behind the Walls is causing the usual Fairmount mayhem

Seriously, no savesies

That amazing feeling of squeezing into a spot

Awe-inspiring fear of the PPA