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Construction
Patrick McDonnell
Part of a multi-storey car park being built in Bethsheba, Maryland, USA collapsed on 23 May, killing one construction worker and injuring another.... continue
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Operational
Major changes have been made to the Isle of Wight Festival travel and car parking access to prevent a repeat of last year’s traffic... continue
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Safer Parking
An elderly couple had a lucky escape after their car plunged from a supermarket car park roof. The Kia Ceed careered out of control on the... continue
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Safer Parking
MP Margaret Hodge has apologised to a cyclist after causing him to collide with her car door as she opened it. The  Labour MP was canvassing in... continue
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Enforcement News
Islington council has offered to refund all penalty charge notices (PCNs) issued for moving traffic offences at a ‘keep right’ sign next... continue
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Safer Parking Lead Story
The number of cyclists injured after being hit or trying to avoid a suddenly opened car door has risen to 593 in 2011, up from 468 in 2009, a rise of... continue
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Operational
Work has started on a new parking guidance system in Weston-super-Mare to show drivers available parking spaces in town centre and seafront car... continue
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Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Legion Parking Services staff came to the aid of motorists whose cars were being submerged by rising waters in Doxey Marshes, near Stafford. On 11... continue
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Technology
Xerox Parking Services has launched a CCTV review service that enables local authorities to outsource each step of the collection of on–street... continue
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Over 1,500 children from 38 schools across the boroughs of Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham took part in a project to design a... continue
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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
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Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Government funding for road safety campaigns has fallen from £19m in 2008/09 to below £4m in 2011/12, according to figures revealed after... continue
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Construction
A fire swept through a Moscow underground car park last month killing 10 people with a further 14 injured and 10 others were rescued. The incident... continue
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Transport
Patrick McDonnell
The government has pledged £57m for cycling projects, which includes £30m for three schemes in English cities. This forms part of the... continue
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Contracts
Secure Parking has taken over the operation of the Bloomsbury Square underground car park in Holborn, London. The management company has taken a long... continue
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Viewpoint
Chris Fry
The Cabrini Report exposes a surprising series of failings in one of the fundamental services required by disabled motorists, says Chris Fry, founder... continue
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Case Studies
Disabled people face many barriers when travelling, whether as passengers on public transport, planes or as drivers using car parks and the street.... continue
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Letters
Steve Brown
Like many parking professionals, I sat up with bated breath and watched Parking Mad, the first mainstream parking documentary for some time.... continue
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Operational
An extra 3,000 cycle parking spaces will feature in plans for London’s fifth cycle superhighway. The proposed 5.8mile (9km) route would operate... continue
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Operational
A Czech bicycle importer has installed an automated cycle parking tower at a railway station in the city of Hradec Kralove. Velo, which imports... continue
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