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Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
The government minister responsible for high streets has voiced support for the provision of free public parking. The Department for Communities and... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Mark Moran
The government has  a £20m competitive fund for collaborative research and development into driverless vehicles, along with a code of... continue
Categories: funding, technology, DfT
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Phil Grant
Pavement parking has been a contentious issue for some time. As pressure on the kerbside increases, motorists are continually looking for a parking... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Dave Holladay
There would be a simple solution to all the muddle over vehicles parked on a footway if just one enforcement detail was brought in line with almost... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
The election of the first majority Conservative government since 1992 has seen significant changes in the shape of both the cabinet and key... continue
Parking Review
Traffic Management
Deniz Huseyin
‘Door-to-door’ transport schemes that promote walking to school, car clubs and electric bike hire have been awarded £3.9m by the... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
The government has confirmed a major set of reforms to make parking policy in England more motorist-friendly via restrictions on camera enforcement... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
An MP and a road safety charity are arguing that tired drivers should not have to pay for vital and life-saving rest breaks at motorway service... continue
Categories: safety, DfT
Parking Review
Cover Story
Trials of driverless vehicles have started in Coventry, Greenwich, Milton Keynes and Bristol. The trials are being part-funded by the government.... continue
Categories: technology, DfT, All of UK
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
The rules covering parking on pavements in Britain are confusing. Pavement parking is prohibited in London, with local authorities having to create... continue
Parking Review
IT
Buchanan Computing has released a new version of ParkMap, its software for managing traffic orders. ParkMap processes and stores both parking and... continue
Parking Review
IT
Buchanan Computing has released software for the new edition of Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions (TSRGD).  The company’s... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The DVLA has written to local authorities across England asking them to confirm whether or not they have started using contract law rather than civil... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
Parking enforcement is a subject that generates headlines. For example, the national press and broadcasters were excited in late 2014 by the RAC... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
Two new park & ride sites will be built for commuters travelling between Reading and Wokingham. The new facilities – at Mereoak, just south... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Road deaths in the UK increased by 3% to 1,760, in the year ending June 2014, compared to the same period in June 2013, according to the latest... continue
Categories: safety, DfT
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
Local authorities in England have been warned by the Department for Transport that they must not attempt to enforce off-street parking using contract... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Patrick Troy
Local authority car park enforcement A number of BPA members have passed to me a copy of your letter dated 16 September to them relating to the... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Robert Goodwill
Local authority car park enforcement I understand that some of you are intending to withdraw your off-street parking operations from the parking... continue
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