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Parking Review
Parking Policy Lead Story
Local authorities should be required to satisfy parking demand with the spaces being either free or reasonably priced, demands a new Motorists’... continue
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Parking Policy
In recent months Ukraine has faced the annexation of the Crimea by Russia and a slide into civil war, but the age old problem of where to park in... continue
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Payment systems
Eleven car parks belonging to Rochford District Council are now covered by the PayPoint Mobile and Online PayByPhone parking service. This deal... continue
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Payment systems
Birmingham City Council is taking delivery of over 40 new Parkeon pay & display machines, which are being installed in the busy Livery Street... continue
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IT Lead Story
Wolverhampton City Council has renewed its subscription to the Response Master parking correspondence system from Barbour Logic. The West Midlands... continue
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Construction
Wycombe District Council’s Easton Street multi-storey car park will be undergoing a major refurbishment this summer.  The renovation is... continue
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Case Studies
Deniz Huseyin
More than three million people lined the streets to watch the Tour de France cyclists race through England, according to council estimates. The Grand... continue
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Debates
Helen Dolphin
Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) has been campaigning for local authorities to enforce the Blue Badge scheme for many years. Blue Badge enforcement is not... continue
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Letters
Phil Grant
The government seems intent on bringing in some form of regulation to limit the use of CCTV to enforce parking, regardless of the consequences. You... continue
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Staff issues
Sarah Juggins
Leading a team often means making difficult decisions, as local authority officers attending a tra... continue
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Technology Lead Story
Jason Barbour
The written word is a very powerful thing. It can be used well and be your friend or, if used not so well, it may become your foe. And if used a... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Graham Williams
It’s grossly unrepresentative for sections of the media to keep judging all outsourced service providers by the results... continue
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Case Studies
Cameron Findlay
Around ten years ago I was an off-street area manager with a national private sector car park company. I had been instructed by head office to raise... continue
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Case Studies
Katy Spain
Back in August 2013 Eric Pickles accused local authorities of having an ‘Anti-car dogma’ and advocated that people should be able to park... continue
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Profiles
A senior officer at Maidstone Borough Council had the opportunity to experience life on the streets as a civil enforcement officer (CEO). David... continue
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Letters
Mike Bracey
I read with interest your article “Mad about the bays” in the June edition of Parking Review and decided to watch the Parking Mad TV... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Canterbury City Council has replaced an aging pay-on-foot operation with a system that combines ANPR with barriers at its Castle Street car park in... continue
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Payment systems
During Parkex RingGo also announced a contract to supply the London Borough of Merton with phone parking services. This is RingGo’s fifteenth... continue
Parking Review
Payment Systems Lead Story
The team behind the RingGo phone parking system were preparing to launch the service in Westminster as Parkex got under way. RingGo, which is part of... continue
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Uniforms Lead Story
Mark Moran
Flat caps, layered technical garments and soft stylish jackets is the new style being sported by on-street patrol officers on the streets of London.... continue
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