Challenging the dominant mobility paradigm

Challenging the dominant mobility paradigm

In the 1970s, the seeds of the Netherlands’ envious bicycling culture were sown on the back of the ‘perfect storm’; the OECD oil crisis, the Stop De Kindermoord road safety protest and an impassioned debate driven by environmental and political activism. Enter 2020. The UK public... continue

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18 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News
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13 Feb 2020Parking Review News
A call for more European unity on lorry parking security

A call for more European unity on lorry parking security

The growing number of thefts from parked trucks across Europe has prompted an organisation that coordinates action against cargo theft to reach out to the European Union. The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA)... continue

11 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Norwegian Airport car park fire grounds flights

Hundreds of cars were destroyed after a fire at a Norwegian airport car park on the afternoon of 7 January. The multi-storey car park at Stavanger Airport was nearly fully occupied when the blaze started at around 3.30pm. The cause was a car fire on the ground floor of the five-story structure. As... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
UFODRIVE teams up with Q-Park

UFODRIVE teams up with Q-Park

UFODRIVE, an app-based electric car hire service, has launched operations in London from two car parks –... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
A road map to tomorrow

A road map to tomorrow

Paul Moorby OBE

The future is arriving fast. During 2019 we saw local councils... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Opinion
10 Feb 2020Parking Review Products & Services
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Data will drive automation

Data will drive automation

Jonny Combe

Cashless parking technology is surging, but more work lies ahead before... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Opinion
SNAP launches truck parking solution in Germany

SNAP launches truck parking solution in Germany

A cashless payment technology developed specifically for truck parking is being launched in Germany. SNAP Account’s Depot Parking System uses a driver’s licence plate number... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Products & Services
Technology not tests is key to keeping older drivers safe, says RAC Foundation

Technology not tests is key to keeping older drivers safe, says RAC Foundation

Offering higher levels of intuitive in-car technology to older drivers is likely to be more helpful in keeping them safe on the road than any system of mass retesting. There are already 5.5 million driving licence holders in Britain aged 70 or over. This is 41% more than the 3.9 million licence holders in the... continue

7 Feb 2020Parking Review News
City designs that reduce reliance on cars are 'critical'

City designs that reduce reliance on cars are 'critical'

City designs that can reduce reliance on cars, without reducing population mobility, are critical for mitigating many of this century’s most pressing environmental and public health concerns. So says Jason Thompson,... continue

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New study analyses potential health impact of self-driving cars

New study analyses potential health impact of self-driving cars

What impact will self-driving cars have on public health? The Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal) has taken part in a study that analysed the potential risks and benefits of autonomous vehicles for public health.  The conclusions of... continue

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7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News
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7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News

Rampant car use is the real threat to personal freedom

Chris Todd, Director Transport Action Network Brighton

I was surprised that you felt it worthy to quote Donald Trump claiming the climate agenda is “socialist”, whatever that means (“Climate agenda ‘socialist’” LTT 24 Jan). It would have sat better under the title of ‘Fake News’, rather than... continue

7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today Comment

E-scooters and air travel: one unnecessary, the other vital

Roger Davies, Kendal LA9

Thank you to Wayne Moore and David Hicks (Letters LTT 10 & 24 Jan) for their reactions to my comments on e-scooters and much else (Letters LTT 20 Dec 19). The environment is a worldwide and complex issue and there is a fundamental need for discussion.  Wayne asks if I have done any surveys... continue

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Petrol and diesel car sale ban brought forward

The ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel in the UK will be brought forward from 2040 to 2035 at the latest, the government has announced. Hybrid vehicles are also now being included in the proposals, which were originally announced in July 2017. Once the ban comes into effect, people will only... continue

6 Feb 2020Parking Review News

APCOA Parking Sweden acquires XPERT Parkering

Swedish parking operator XPERT Parkering has been acquired by APCOA Parking Sweden. XPERT manages around 40,000 parking spaces with a geographical focus on the Skåne region in southern Sweden. “This acquisition combines the strengths of two well-matched companies and brings together two... continue

3 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Blue Badge reforms expand use of permits

Blue Badge reforms expand use of permits

Thousands of people with Parkinson’s, dementia, epilepsy and other ‘hidden disabilities’ have gained access to the benefits from Blue Badges... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
How the car made the modern world... and where is it driving next?

How the car made the modern world... and where is it driving next?

The car was the driving force that accelerated the pace of life in the 20th century. This is the central idea of a new exhibition being staged at the V&A in London. The retrospective brings together a selection of cars that have never been on display in the... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Features
16 Jan 2020Parking Review Features

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