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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
Parking Review
Articles
Mark Moran
A consultation on updating guidance on setting local speed limits is being carried out by the Department for Transport (DfT). The new guidance would... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Patrick McDonnell
The Government’s plans to make careless driving a fixed penalty offence could lead to drivers being penalised on the basis of... continue
Parking Review
Articles
Patrick McDonnell
A £14m CCTV hub will give British Transport Police (BTP) and other UK police forces access to 33,000 cameras at train and tube stations across... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Councils outside London look set to be given powers to enforce moving traffic offences such as illegal U-turns, blocking yellow box junctions and... continue
Parking Review
Articles
The number of deaths caused by drink-driving related road accidents fell sharply last year, provisional government figures reveal. Fatalities fell by... continue
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