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Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Some 47% of Londoners would cycle more if road safety were improved, according to a London Councils survey. The poll of 1,000 people across the... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
Deniz Huseyin
A new cycling hub at Brighton railway station has been approved by Brighton &  Hove City Council. The three-storey building will provide... continue
Categories: cycles & bikes, Rail, DfT
Parking Review
Park & Ride
Deniz Huseyin
A cycle hub with space for 1,000 bikes has opened at Chelmsford rail station, marking a 40% rise in cycle parking capacity. The facility was unveiled... continue
Categories: cycles & bikes, Rail, DfT
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
The Transport Select Committee has had a lot of representations about the use or misuse of CCTV in parking infringements. Committee chair Louise... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
The Department for Transport is intent on making parking signage less complicated and more easily understandable, said transport minister Norman... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
While the Mayor of London controls the cost of penalty charge notices (PCNs) in the capital, the Department for Transport sets the price levies in... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
Local authorities do not set parking contractors penalty issue targets, as this is both illegal and counter-productive, the select committee was... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
Parking enforcement policy and charging are local issues, meaning there is no reason for central government to become more involved in overseeing how... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Mark Moran
Parking is not an end in itself, but is best run as part of a wider traffic management approach aimed at helping town centres thrive, the Transport... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Mark Moran
Should drivers who can’t afford to pay penalties receive a cheaper rate? This was one of the questions posed to transport minister Norman Baker... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
With their Guy Fawkes masks and penchant for following CCTV enforcement cars on motorcycles, the NoToMob have carved out a niche as anti-parking... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Properly managed parking can be a boon to local economies and the environment, local transport minister Norman Baker said in a recorded address shown... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Government funding for road safety campaigns has fallen from £19m in 2008/09 to below £4m in 2011/12, according to figures revealed after... continue
Parking Review
Transport
Patrick McDonnell
The government has pledged £57m for cycling projects, which includes £30m for three schemes in English cities. This forms part of the... continue
Parking Review
People News
Kenneth Grange, designer of the InterCity 125 train, the Kenwood Chef food blender and Britain’s first parking meter was knighted in the New... continue
Parking Review
Cover Story
Patrick McDonnell
Many city centre car parks are not suitable for disabled users, suggests a report from Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK), a national campaigning charity... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Some 1,901 people were killed in road accidents in 2011, a 3%  rise over the previous year. The statistics from the Department for Transport... continue
Parking Review
Electric vehicles
Funding of £11m to encourage people to change to electric vehicles (EVs) from fossil fuels has benefitted only a “handful of... continue
Parking Review
Articles
A plan to extend 20mph speed limits across most residential roads in England within ten years will be considered at the Liberal Democrat conference... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Road safety campaigners have acknowledged that DfT casualty figures for 2011 showed that as the total number of 20mph roads increases, so do the... continue
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