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Staff issues
Sarah Juggins
Leading a team often means making difficult decisions, as local authority officers attending a tra... continue
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Technology Lead Story
Jason Barbour
The written word is a very powerful thing. It can be used well and be your friend or, if used not so well, it may become your foe. And if used a... continue
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Debates
Graham Williams
It’s grossly unrepresentative for sections of the media to keep judging all outsourced service providers by the results... continue
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Case Studies
Cameron Findlay
Around ten years ago I was an off-street area manager with a national private sector car park company. I had been instructed by head office to raise... continue
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Case Studies
Katy Spain
Back in August 2013 Eric Pickles accused local authorities of having an ‘Anti-car dogma’ and advocated that people should be able to park... continue
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Profiles
A senior officer at Maidstone Borough Council had the opportunity to experience life on the streets as a civil enforcement officer (CEO). David... continue
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Letters
Mike Bracey
I read with interest your article “Mad about the bays” in the June edition of Parking Review and decided to watch the Parking Mad TV... continue
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Payment systems
Canterbury City Council has replaced an aging pay-on-foot operation with a system that combines ANPR with barriers at its Castle Street car park in... continue
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Payment systems
During Parkex RingGo also announced a contract to supply the London Borough of Merton with phone parking services. This is RingGo’s fifteenth... continue
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Payment Systems Lead Story
The team behind the RingGo phone parking system were preparing to launch the service in Westminster as Parkex got under way. RingGo, which is part of... continue
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Uniforms Lead Story
Mark Moran
Flat caps, layered technical garments and soft stylish jackets is the new style being sported by on-street patrol officers on the streets of London.... continue
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Crime
Blue Badge Fraud Investigations (BBFI), a specialist counter fraud organisation, has launched a new ‘pay as you go’ service for local... continue
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Traffic Management
Bristol City Council is using the Videalert Digital Video Platform to monitor key traffic routes and provide journey time information to tackle... continue
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Speed
Bristol City Council is using the Videalert Digital Video Platform to monitor key traffic routes and provide journey time information to tackle... continue
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Payment systems
Patrick McDonnell
ANPR is to replace pay & display at 20 car parks across High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire. The car parks, including two multi-storeys, will be... continue
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Parking Policy
The European Parking Association (EPA) has set up a task group to examine parking regulations for people with disabilities. The Blue Badge Parking in... continue
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Awards
A scheme designed to accredit car parks that provide good access and facilities for disabled people was launched by the charity Disabled Motoring UK... continue
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Editorial
Mark Moran
The 4th of July is celebrated as Independence Day in the United States, so it was no surprise that this was one of the epithets attached to 4 July... continue
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Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
Highways vs. Parking. The title of this article sums up how it can often feel as if two key areas of traffic and kerbside management are at... continue
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