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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
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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
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Association of Directors of Environment, economy, Planning and Transport has urged the highway authorities not making available their data... continue
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Crime
A Bill designed to crack down on metal theft has been passed by the House of Commons and is expected to come into force by April. The Scrap Metal... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Andrew Forster
There’s still more than two years to go before England’s new local transport bodies (LTBs) take control of the DfT’s major... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The Government is taking forward City Deal negotiations with every one of the 20 areas that were invited to bid in the second wave. The deals could... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Andrew Forster
The percentage of people who commute to work in England and Wales by car or van fell between 2001 and 2011, according to Census data published by the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT is to fund 75% of the cost of installing electric vehicle charging points by residents at their home, or by train operators at railway... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The Government looks likely to scrap plans to raise the speed limit on some parts of England’s motorway network from 70 to 80mph. The idea was... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Local authorities across England have submitted bids for a share of the DfT’s £170m local Pinch Point Fund to improve local roads. The... continue
Local Transport Today
Lead Story
The DfT is to sweep away ‘red tape’ hampering the delivery of new housing and economic development that generates traffic on the Highways... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
The DfT has invited local authorities to bid for a share of two new grants to boost cycling in cities and National Parks. All 28 City Deal areas... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Malcolm Heymer, Traffic management adviser, Alliance of British Drivers, Dereham, Norfolk NR20
So the DfT has finally let the cat out of the bag on the setting of local speed limits (‘Speed limit circular supports lower limits in town and... continue
Parking Review
Operational
The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has produced guidance for their members on staff parking on school premises. The document includes information... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Morning peak traffic speeds on local authority A roads fell over 2012 with the biggest reduction in December. Each of England's nine regions had... continue
Categories: England
Parking Review
Enforcement News
A Lincolnshire hotline to report illegal parking is now taking more than eight calls a day since responsibility for on-street parking enforcement... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Motorists in Herefordshire can now pay by phone for their parking transactions in the county. Herefordshire Council has appointed PayByPhone in a... continue
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