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Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Westminster is set to “re-align” the way it runs parking services, with two new style contracts to be split between technology and... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Cashless parking provider Bemrose Mobile used Parkex to launch a scheme which it says will make up to £10m available to local authorities for... 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
Case Studies
The London Borough of Islington has introduced virtual permits as an alternative to printed displays for residents, visitors and businesses. As there... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
Peter Guest
In America they have not one but three major parking events each year. Two are organised respectively by the National Parking Association and the... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Cambridge can lay claim to having the shortest double yellow lines in the country, with one set measuring just over a foot in length. The 33cm... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Reducing dangerous parking outside schools, kerbing speeding in residential neighbourhoods and implementing civil parking enforcement are some of the... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Visitors to all the country parks in Essex will be able to park for free during the Easter holiday. By booking free tickets online visitors will get... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
A Conservative councillor has defected to UKIP in protest over plans by New Forest District Council to scrap free parking for Blue Badge holders.... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News Lead Story
Redbridge council has been criticised by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) for its treatment of a motorist whose car was clamped without prior... continue
Parking Review
Business News Lead Story
London property maintenance firm Aspect.co.uk is hiring unemployed young people with clean licences to act as ‘car sitters’ on Transport... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
Mark Moran
Councils should be more lenient when enforcing High Street parking as a way of boosting local trade, communities secretary Eric Pickles told the... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
A parking campaigner has advised motorists not to take cases to the Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) service. Speaking on Radio 4’s You... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
The British Parking Association (BPA) is carrying out a review of the Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) service just six months after its... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Three west London boroughs have launched a joint parking service in a bid to make substantial savings. Hounslow, Brent and Ealing have appointed... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Devon County Council is set to take over parking enforcement from district councils. This follows the publication of a review of parking in the... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Brent Council is to cut parking charges in a bid to encourage more shoppers to town centres. The cost of one hour’s parking will drop from... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Proposals to introduce parking charges in Ely, Cambridgeshire, have been dropped after opposition by local residents and businesses. Last year East... continue
New Transit
People
The city of Bristol’s newly elected mayor George Ferguson (pictured) has named a panel to advise him on transport matters. Ferguson, an... continue
Parking Review
Construction
One of Lincoln's largest car parks is to close for five months to allow the second phase of a refurbishment plan. The 458-space Lucy Tower car... continue
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