Delivery-to-vehicle app to be trialled in Barcelona car parks

Delivery-to-vehicle app to be trialled in Barcelona car parks

Trials of an online shopping service that delivers straight to cars is to be run in Barcelona by Spanish car-maker SEAT in partnership with car park operator Saba. Droppit is an app... continue

28 Jan 2018Parking Review News
The world’s car parks are just a click away

The world’s car parks are just a click away

Mark Moran

ParkCloud is a UK company serving the international airport parking market. Founded in 2008 as an online parking reservation... continue

18 Feb 2018Parking Review Features

Can Finland learn from UK park & ride experience?

Transport and parking professionals in Finland have been learning about British experience of operating park & ride schemes. Andrew Potter from UK consultant Parking Perspectives led a session on the history of park & ride provision in the UK as part of a workshop held in Finland to... continue

10 Feb 2018Parking Review News
Airport parking specialist Looking4.com looking to grow

Airport parking specialist Looking4.com looking to grow

Looking4.com, an airport parking price comparison company, has appointed audit, tax and consulting firm RSM to support its growth plans. The Leeds-based business recently secured a partnership agreement with... continue

10 Feb 2018Parking Review News
BP to deliver rapid charging at retail sites

BP to deliver rapid charging at retail sites

BP plans to roll out mobile electric vehicle (EV) rapid charging systems at selected filling station sites in the UK and Europe during 2018. This follows BP Ventures investing... continue

10 Feb 2018Parking Review News

ParkCloud renews partnership with Turin Airport

Online parking reservation provider ParkCloud has renewed its contract with Italy’s Turin-Caselle Airport . The deal, which started mid-2016, will run run for a further 12 months.  The booking service covers airport’s multi-storey car park, which is located directly in front... continue

10 Feb 2018Parking Review News

Cleverciti secures funding for international growth

Smart parking solution provider Cleverciti Systems has secured $13m growth funding round. Cleverciti’s overhead sensors for on-street and outdoor parking provide real-time parking data to parking operators, local authorities and drivers. New investor EnBW New Ventures, which provides... continue

10 Feb 2018Parking Review News
ParkCloud strengthens head office team

ParkCloud strengthens head office team

Online parking reservation specialist ParkCloud has appointed three new members to its head office team in Manchester.  Marketing analyst Elvan... continue

27 Jan 2018Parking Review News
Parkeon and Cale finalise merger agreement

Parkeon and Cale finalise merger agreement

Mark Moran

Parking system manufacturers Parkeon and Cale have finalised a merger. French company Parkeon and its Swedish rival Cale... continue

27 Jan 2018Parking Review News
Model shows that only 2,000 private cars needed in Barcelona if 500 shared shuttles also deployed

Model shows that only 2,000 private cars needed in Barcelona if 500 shared shuttles also deployed

The Cooperative Automotive Research Network (CARNET)* has implemented a cutting-edge simulation environment for the Barcelona Metropolitan Area in the form of The Virtual Mobility Lab. The aim of the lab is to show how it can analyse and assess the impact of smart mobility projects in Barcelona, and how the results can be extrapolated before the implementation of a pilot test. The new... continue

25 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
Government to extend Blue Badge parking rights to people with hidden disabilities

Government to extend Blue Badge parking rights to people with hidden disabilities

Mark Moran

People with hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to Blue Badges... continue

22 Jan 2018Parking Review News
ParkCloud expands French airport portfolio

ParkCloud expands French airport portfolio

Online parking reservation provider ParkCloud has added two French airports - Lyon–Saint Exupéry and Nice Côte d'Azur – to its... continue

12 Jan 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Drivers want to retain control of cars, says Mazda

Drivers want to retain control of cars, says Mazda

The majority of motorists want to remain in control of cars, even when self-driving cars become available, according to research published by Japanese carmaker Mazda. The research, carried out by... continue

5 Jan 2018Parking Review News

Sintropher research completed

The final report of the €26.8 million Sintropher (Sustainable Integrated Transport Options for Peripheral European Regions) project has been published. The project, led by University College London, has examined a range of investments including tram-train and single track tramways. Visit:... continue

5 Jan 2018Local Transport Today News
INRIX taps into vehicle sensors to provide real-time parking occupancy data

INRIX taps into vehicle sensors to provide real-time parking occupancy data

INRIX has introduced a system  that enables ultrasonic sensors (USS) fitted in modern vehicles to capture real-time parking occupancy information. The USS data will be used to enhance the INRIX Parking platform.  Ultrasonic sensors, commonly referred to as ‘parking sensors’,... continue

22 Dec 2017Parking Review Products & Services

European Court of Justice rules Uber is a transport company

Mark Moran

Uber is a transport company and not a digital service, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled today. The case followed a complaint by taxi drivers in Barcelona, Spain, that the US ride-hailing company was circumventing licensing rules. Uber said the verdict would make little difference to the... continue

20 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News
Mergers and buyouts drive a buoyant European parking market

Mergers and buyouts drive a buoyant European parking market

Mark Moran

Europe’s car parking infrastructure is undergoing... continue

20 Dec 2017Parking Review News
Let’s look to the future

Let’s look to the future

Caroline Sheppard

When I was interviewed in 1992 to be the very first parking adjudicator... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Features
IT firm Magora develops parking app

IT firm Magora develops parking app

London-based tech company Magora has developed a parking app for a European client. The Parking Guide has been designed to help drivers... continue

8 Dec 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Bike-based mobile charging service for electric cars

Bike-based mobile charging service for electric cars

Berlin-based Chargery offers a green mobile charging service for electric cars in urban areas. Based on smart data analysis, Chargery proposes bringing the charging station to its customers by bicycle,... continue

8 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News

CBT reports ‘a difficult year’

The Campaign for Better Transport  has reported “another difficult year financially” in the year ending 31 March 2017. Income was £629,394 – up on £570,501 in 2015/16 – and expenditure was £671,235. “The Brexit vote created uncertainty across a... continue

8 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News

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