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Parking Review
Enforcement News Lead Story
The government’s plan to ban local authorities in England from using CCTV cameras to enforce on-street parking contraventions can’t be... 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
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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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Yellow Lines
Do local government secretary Eric Pickles and transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin spend much time checking out past guidance issued by their own... continue
Parking Review
Business News
The DfT has awarded Landmark Information Group a one-year contract worth just over £86,000 to supply car park data fo... continue
Categories: DfT, All of UK
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Minimum rates for penalty charge notices (PCNs) could be abolished to allow councils to introduce lower charges for minor parking offences. The... continue
Categories: DfT, All of UK
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
Parking Review
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
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
Government plans to ban CCTV parking cameras will put school children at risk, council leaders and head teachers have warned. The ban on both the use... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Patrick Troy
The consultation on current local authority parking strategies does not appear to fully appreciate the facts about how parking is managed but instead... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
A consultation on parking enforcement in town centres has been announced by the government. The consultation has been driven by communities secretary... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
Local authorities should be obliged to publish an annual parking report showing precisely where their parking revenues come from and how any income... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
Local government secretary Eric Pickles has announced a plan to ban the enforcement of parking using both static and mobile cameras as part of a... continue
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
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