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Parking Review
Cover Story
A concerted, much publicised effort to tackle the extensive misuse of bus lanes around the centre of Plymouth is credited with improving traffic... continue
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Viewpoint
Tim Daniels
More than 1,000 children a month are being injured on local roads around schools, according to an index compiled by the research group Road Safety... continue
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Case Studies
Civil enforcement officers in Southend-on-Sea have been equipped with ‘swab kits’ to enable them to fight back against the perpetrators... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
A growing number of local authorities are outsourcing the job of handling correspondence from drivers to private sector contractors. Councils that... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Mark Moran
Rather than needing to be constrained or required to report back to the Department for Local Communities & Local Government (DCLG), local... continue
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Enforcement News Lead Story
London Borough of Hounslow Parking Services and consultant Alpha Parking are running a free half-day seminar on the them... continue
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ANPR
A new system has been launched for yellow box junction enforcement. Developed by traffic control specialists Vysionics ITS, the VECTOR YB is designed... continue
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IT Lead Story
The notice processing team at North East Lincolnshire Council is now using Barbour Logic’s Response Master letter-generating system to answer... continue
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Construction
Multi-storey car parks serving Stockport’s Merseyway shopping centre are being upgraded at a cost of £1.84m. Stockport Council is working... continue
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Operational
Coventry City Council parking revenues have dropped by nearly £1m, according to figures compiled by the RAC Foundation. The council was... continue
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Enforcement News
London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee (TEC) has recently approved a number of changes to the contravention code list used by the... continue
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News Lead Story
Over 80 entrants are competing to make the finals of the British Parking Awards 2014. The annual competition, organised by Parking Review magazine,... continue
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Training Lead Story
Learning is a life-long process, which is one of the reasons why many parking managers see value in enhancing both their parking sector knowledge and... continue
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Case Studies
David Leibling
Local authorities are required to submit details of their finances to the Department of Communities and Local Government, following a detailed set of... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
Parking as a topic is complex and dynamic, but it is one where facts and data are surprisingly scarce. What few statistics about local authority... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The Department for Transport is prepared to enable local authorities to reduce the cost of penalty charge notices (PCNs), reveals its reponse to the... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
The British Parking Awards 2014 will be hosted by Shappi Khorsandi, the Iranian comedian and author whose television appe... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
English councils made a record surplus of almost £600m from their parking activities last year, claims the RAC Foundatio... continue
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Cover Story
Deniz Huseyin
Encouraging more people to live, work and shop in urban centres is the goal of many local authorities. Those that succeed see many benefits,... continue
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IT
Fife is a county in the Scottish Lowlands which includes towns such as St Andrews, with its university and golf course, and historic towns such as... continue
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