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Parking Review
Enforcement News
The British Parking Association has called on the government to reconsider its prohibition on local authorities using ANPR enforcement technology in... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Mark Moran
Councils are being urged by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO to ensure complaints about contractors are handled. Councils cannot simply accept at... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
The European Union should issue a directive that makes it easier for local authorities to pursue unpaid parking penalties across member states’... continue
Parking Review
Crime
The theft of Blue Badges has more than doubled in the past 12 months, figures produced by local authorities reveal. The Local Government Association... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
London Councils ceased registering new appeals made to Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) last month. POPLA adjudicates on appeals against... continue
Parking Review
People News
Paul Ellicott has joined civil enforcement agency Equita as client services director.  His background is in local government, where he has held... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Plans to introduce the UK’s first bus Quality Contract Scheme in Tyne and Wear were scrutinised by a Quality Contract Scheme board last month.... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
The DfT is reviewing if data from in-vehicle GPS, mobile phones, and even mileage data from MOT tests, can be used to produce estimates of road... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
This content is part of the feature: Rooney weighs the evidence for Tyne & Wear’s pioneering bus QC Under cross-examination, Tobyn... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
This content is part of the feature: Rooney weighs the evidence for Tyne & Wear’s pioneering bus QC Gunnar Niels, a partner at... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
On 17 August several regional papers took particular delight in informing their readers about how bad, allegedly, their daily commutes are.... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
Rik Thomas
AS THE contest to determine the next leader of the Labour Party trundles on, the main transport policy under discussion has been whether or not the... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Rik Thomas
The publicity surrounding the Transport Systems Catapult (TSC), which was launched in 2013, has by no means all been good. Most prominently, per... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Office for Rail and Road (ORR) is commissioning consultants to advise on how it should benchmark the performance of Highways England.  The... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail manager, Campaign for Better Transport, London N1
Running 7ft-longer HGVs is acceptable on the strategic road network but they are not safe on many urban roads due to their lack of manoeuvrability,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Sexton, Nottingham NG1
I do not think that Roger Sexton and/or smartphones are a substitute for smartcard Oyster-style ‘ticketing’ (“‘Are smartcards... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has launched a statutory post-implementation review of the Mandatory Travel Concessions (England) Regulation 2011. The regulations confirmed... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The cost of replacing local bus service contracts fell in 2014 for the sixth consecutive year, according to the Association of Transport... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Stagecoach wants the Government to include public interest criteria in the Buses Bill that local authorities would have to satisfy before they could... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is understood to be planning stakeholder roadshows around England next month to discuss the contents of the promised Buses Bill.The... continue
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