The world of MaaS is ever changing, and you can help us tell the story

The world of MaaS is ever changing, and you can help us tell the story

Beate Kubitz

The Landor LINKS Annual Survey of Mobility as a Service is now in its third year. Whatever sector of transport you work in, MaaS is now having an impact either as a planner, providing public transport, bike... continue

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Bike and scooter hire schemes lauded as the way forward for European cities

Bike and scooter hire schemes lauded as the way forward for European cities

Rik Thomas

On 8th August Bikebiz, a magazine aimed at the cycling retail industry,... continue

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16 Aug 2019Local Transport Today Media Monitor
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Let's be positive about careers in parking, says new BPA president John McArdle

Let's be positive about careers in parking, says new BPA president John McArdle

John McArdle was inaugurated as president of the British Parking Association (BPA) at a reception that took place at the House of Commons Terrace overlooking the River Thames on 16 July. After taking over from outgoing BPA president Zulfi Ali, McArdle outlined his intention to encourage and improve diversity and... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Features
BPA publishes Traffic Regulation Orders guide

BPA publishes Traffic Regulation Orders guide

Self-driving cars, parking apps and ride-share services are poised to dramatically change how people use the road and transport network for work, shopping and leisure. Autonomous... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Features
A prescription for better hospital parking

A prescription for better hospital parking

Simon Jarvis

Hospital parking is an incredibly sensitive issue, and one that receives considerable negative press, particularly when... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Opinion
Is the energy transition moving fast enough? The jury is out...

Is the energy transition moving fast enough? The jury is out...

Juliana O'Rourke

Is the energy transition moving fast enough to meet climate... continue

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7 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News
Sport England and Royal College of GPs launch Active Practice Charter

Sport England and Royal College of GPs launch Active Practice Charter

Sport England and Royal College of GPs (RCGP) launch Active Practice Charter. The aim is to 'inspire and celebrate GP practices that are taking steps to increase activity in their patients and staff'. With one in four people saying they would be more active if it... continue

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RingGo adds electric vehicle charging locations to app

RingGo adds electric vehicle charging locations to app

The latest updates to RingGo’s app will allow iPhone and Android users to search for electric vehicle (EV) charging points in a driver’s vicinity.  The new features allow drivers to view a map of... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Sluggish autonomous vehicle market prompts NAVYA rethink

Sluggish autonomous vehicle market prompts NAVYA rethink

French autonomous vehicle firm NAVYA has announced a change of strategy in response to sluggish demand for its vehicles. Announcing results for the first half of 2019, NAVYA said the take-off for the autonomous shuttle... continue

2 Aug 2019Local Transport Today Business Briefing

Government to invest £37m in EV charging projects

The government is investing £37m in engineering projects designed to transform electric chargepoint infrastructure. Twelve projects are set to receive a share of the funding. These include solar-powered forecourts, underground charging systems and wireless charging technologies that would... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Daimler and Bosch’s driverless parking to operate without human supervision

Daimler and Bosch’s driverless parking to operate without human supervision

Bosch and Daimler have obtained approval from local authorities in Baden-Württemberg for their automated valet parking (AVP) system in the Mercedes-Benz Museum multi-storey car park in Stuttgart, Germany.  Until now there has been no official approval process for automated driving... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

VW and Ford form self-driving and electric car pact

Volkswagen and Ford will work together on developing self-driving and electric vehicles in a move designed to reduce costs on new technologies. The car-makers see the partnership as giving them global scale in new technology. VW will invest $2.6bn (£2.1bn) in Ford's self-driving unit, which... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

The future of autonomous driving requires support for driver, says RAC Foundation

In the future of driverless cars, people will need support if they are to be well prepared to take control should the vehicle they are travelling in unexpectedly seeks to hand back the wheel. Research by the Human Factors Research Group at the University of Nottingham for the RAC Foundation... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

CAV implementation thoughts turn to business cases, says ITS (UK)

The planning for the introduction of connected and automated vehicle (CAV) technologies on the UK’s roads is turning from the technology behind it to the business cases to make it happen, a meeting of the Intelligent Transport Society (UK) has heard.  Darren Capes, ITS lead at the... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Law Commissions’ publish analysis of responses to automated vehicle consultation

The UK government can now begin work to establish a safety assurance scheme to allow for the commercial deployment of highly automated driving systems, the Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission has announced. The safety assurance scheme is required to prohibit... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Chipside receives Queen’s Award from Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire

Chipside receives Queen’s Award from Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire

Chipside, a provider of parking and traffic management technology, has been presented with its Queen’s Award for Enterprise by Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Wiltshire.  Founded in 2003 and employing 50 people, Chipside is a specialist software... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News
ParkVia appoints ‘customer expert’

ParkVia appoints ‘customer expert’

Online reservation retailer ParkVia has appointed a ‘customer expert’ to help it enhance travellers’ online booking... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

PayByPhone buys Mirada Connect

PayByPhone UK, has acquired Mirada Connect, a provider of cashless parking services.This is the first acquisition for PayByPhone UK under Volkswagen Financial Services ownership. Jonny Combe, PayByPhone’s UK chief executive officer, said: “Mirada Connect is a well-established company... continue

1 Aug 2019Parking Review News

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