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Parking Review
Park & Ride
Proposals to build a £3.8m park & ride facility at Ballymartin, in County Antrim, have been given the go-ahead. The scheme will provide 428... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Residents in the north London borough of Harrow can now park free for 20 minutes as part of a new on-street parking strategy designed to help boost... continue
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Parking Policy
Some 69% of people support the idea of a ban on parking on pavements, as do 78% of councillors, reveals research undertaken for Guide Dogs, the... continue
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Parking Policy Lead Story
Pavement parking inhibits the independence of many vulnerable people and can be particularly dangerous for older people, families with pushchairs and... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
The government’s controversial consultation on the future of parking enforcement in England and Wales weighed heavily on the proceedings of the... continue
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Enforcement News Lead Story
Transport minister Robert Goodwill has told MPs that public opinion is divided on some of the Department for Transport's proposals designed to make... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
Road safety campaigners, schools, disability and pedestrian charities and transport groups have joined councils in warning the government against... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
New regulations covering the activities of bailiffs, now known as enforcement agents, came into effect on 6 April. Bailiffs will also be prevented... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Repairs to pavements should be factored into estimates of the cost of repairing roads, pedestrian charity Living Streets has said. The campaign group... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
City of York Council has started enforcing bus lanes on two traffic bottlenecks using ANPR CCTV cameras as part of a programme to improve the... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOs) in Peterborough have been equipped with ‘bodycams’ to give them extra protection when on patrol. At the... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Parking Review
Operational
Bradford Council is conducting a review of councillors’ expenses, which could cut how much they are reimbursed for parking costs. The move... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Cornwall Council made an extra £300,000 because its parking machines do not give change, a Freedom of Information (FoI) request has revealed.... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
City of York Council is introducing a new CCTV camera car to help make it safer for children on their journey to and from school. From April the car... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
East Dunbartonshire Council will begin its parking enforcement operation on 2 April, with community wardens issuing penalty charge... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Local authorities in South East Scotland is discussing the way forward for parking enforcement following Police Scotland’s recent withdrawal of... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
Proposals to withdraw police traffic wardens from three local authority areas in Scotland have been postponed. Police Scotland had planned to remove... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
A driver who argued he should not have been fined for a prohibited U-turn because he actually performed a three-point turn has lost his case at High... continue
Parking Review
Operational
A Plymouth City Council parking officer saved a baby’s life by administering mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.  Roger Kerrison, who works in... continue
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