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Parking Review
Operational
Work has started on a new parking guidance system in Weston-super-Mare to show drivers available parking spaces in town centre and seafront car... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
A major shake-up to the way the DfT provides support to the bus industry in England was signalled last week with the publication of new guidance on... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT is consulting on a series of changes to its WebTAG transport appraisal guidance. New guidance explains how bus ‘quality factors’... continue
Local Transport Today
Secondary stories
Andrew Forster
The DfT has published a method for monetising the benefits of pedestrianisation and other urban realm schemes. The method is explained in a research... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
Andrew Forster
Local authorities and bus operators in England were this week studying the DfT’s new guidance on Better Bus Area (BBA) funding as fears grow... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government is to include a ‘Paving Bill’ for its high-speed rail plans in the Queen’s Speech in May. Transport minister Simon... continue
Categories: Railways, England
Local Transport Today
In brief
Road maintenance spending by English local authorities fell £300m in real terms between 2009/10 and 2011/12, according to figures published by... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local transport minister Norman Baker has backed an initiative to make data on road works available to road users across England and Wales through... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities in the Liverpool City Region (LCR) are reviewing their potential role in the North of England’s rail devolution plans because... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A new report for the Local Government Association recommends the abolition of the Highways Agency as part of moves to devolve more of the "vast... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Highways Maintenance Efficiency Programme has launched a new standard contract as part of its aim to achieve 15-20% efficiency savings. The HMEP... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
On 25 January 2013 the coalition government published its long awaited response to last year’s Transforming Bailiff Action consultation. This... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Almost 1,000 cases have now been heard by the Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) service, of which 55% were won by motorists challenging... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Xerox Parking Services has launched a CCTV review service that enables local authorities to outsource each step of the collection of on–street... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Metric Group has supplied a batch of Elite pay & display machines for South Devon, which have been built to a coastal specification. The... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Chip & PIN and contactless Near Field Communication (NFC) parking is to be introduced by Chichester District Council at a number of its car... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Somerset County Council has ordered an access control system to control traffic and avoid congestion at a waste disposal site. The Metric barrier... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Supermarket chain Morrisons has chosen Metric to supply two of its southern stores with the Elite pay & display model. The coin-operated Elites,... continue
Parking Review
Contracts
Gallan Parking has sealed three deals in recent weeks, including one that will see it run a 275-space temporary car park opposite Chester rail... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
A study for the Passenger Transport Executive Group has claimed that investment in their bus networks generates £2.5 billion in wider economic... continue
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