Review the Parking Authority draft audit for yourself

Take a look below at City Controller Alan Butkovitz's audit of the Philadelphia Parking Authority. The audit, which was obtained by the Inquirer (and which was later mysteriously distributed to half the media outlets in town once the Inquirer began making inquiries about the document) faults the Parking Authority in a host of areas. But the report also vindicates the agency in other respects, such as executive salaries.

Gov. Rendell asked for the audit following Inquirer and Daily News reports in 2007 that documented rapid payroll growth and high costs at the agency.

Our report on the audit is here. You can also stroll through the Inquirer archives (payment required) to search for the stories that led to the audit.

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