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Parking Review
Payment systems
Coventry City Council is using a wireless network based on 4G technology to monitor and control its on-street parking payment machines. The Mesh4G... continue
Parking Review
Mike Macey on...
Mike Macey
The exercise of discretion is a tricky, but fundamental, element of the enforcement of parking by local authorities. To understand the complexity of... continue
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Editorial
Mark Moran
Parking is really something of a national obsession. Parking Mad, a four-part documentary broadcast on the BBC One in April and May, Parking Mad won... continue
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Business News
Belfast City Council has appointed NSL to deliver and maintain Northern Ireland’s first public bike hire scheme. NSL will work with Nextbike,... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
Patrick McDonnell
A new park & ride service serving Portsmouth started operating last month. The £38m facility, which provides 650 parking spaces, is located... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
Mark Moran
Detailed plans for traffic and parking management around the Royal Commonwealth Pool in Edinburgh during this summer’s Commonwealth Games have... continue
Parking Review
Business News
APCOA Parking Ireland has been awarded a new two-year contract to provide parking management and back office support to Fingal Council, which is... continue
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
The former editor of the Sun newspaper, Kelvin MacKenzie, is seeking to become a Surrey councillor in the May local elections. MacKenzie plans to... continue
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Construction
Water and road salts can have a corrosive effect on concrete car parks, which means that car parks in coastal resorts are especially vulnerable. This... continue
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Construction
A 1960s multi-storey in the centre of Bedford, which had faced demolition, has been refurbished and will now act as a key element of a new gateway to... continue
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
Parking Review
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
Parking Review
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
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