Indigo sells UK, German, Czech and Slovak parking subsidiaries

Indigo sells UK, German, Czech and Slovak parking subsidiaries

French parking company Indigo has sold its European subsidiaries in the UK, Germany, Czech Republic and Slovakia to Spain’s Saba Infraestructuras. The sale reflects Indigo’s... continue

12 Dec 2018Parking Review News

Free bus travel for under 30s

Bus franchising and free bus travel for the under 30s are vital components of a transport policy to cut UK carbon dioxide emissions, says Transport for Quality of Life in a report on reforming public transport to help achieve the Paris Agreement goals on climate change. Report authors Lisa... continue

15 Feb 2019Local Transport Today News
4 Feb 2019Local Transport Today News

Park Assist gives Zier European role

Park Assist has appointed Jens Zier as its senior account manager for the European Union. Zier will work with Michel van Scherpenzeel to expand Park Assist’s European market presence by increasing its market depth and coverage. Educated as an engineer, Jens was previously part of Scheidt... continue

2 Feb 2019Parking Review News
New top team at parking technology company Designa

New top team at parking technology company Designa

German parking payment system company Designa has made changes to its senior management team, with chief executive officer Dr Thomas Waibel being joined by two new appointments. Robert Monsberger and... continue

2 Feb 2019Parking Review News
Why did a brand new car park collapse?

Why did a brand new car park collapse?

On Saturday 27 May 2017 part of a parking building near Eindhoven Airport collapsed while it was under construction. The building, which stood beside... continue

2 Feb 2019Parking Review Features
Map-based parking feature from PayByPhone

Map-based parking feature from PayByPhone

Drivers in the UK who pay for their parking with PayByPhone can now use two additional features within the mobile app. The Maps feature allows drivers to locate... continue

2 Feb 2019Parking Review Products & Services
28 Jan 2019Local Transport Today News

Law Commission to study bus legislation

The Law Commission is to  review the laws governing bus services in the light of technological change. The Daily Telegraph this week reported comments made by Jessica Uguccioni who is working on the Commission’s  review of legislation surrounding automated vehicles. “At the... continue

18 Jan 2019Local Transport Today News
Rail stations: the new town and city centres

Rail stations: the new town and city centres

Rail stations are changing, as any traveller who uses Birmingham, Sheffield, London St Pancras or London Bridge stations, will clearly see. They don't feel like stations. They... continue

16 Jan 2019Local Transport Today News
VW unveils mobile electric car charger

VW unveils mobile electric car charger

Volkswagen has unveiled a mobile quick charging station that can be set up independent of the power supply in public car parks, on company premises or... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
Park Assist installs guidance system at Helsinki mall

Park Assist installs guidance system at Helsinki mall

Park Assist has installed a parking guidance system (PGS) at the REDI Shopping Centre in Helsinki, Finland. The new shopping centre, which opened in September 2018, features over 200 shops, 38 restaurants, a... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review Products & Services
ParkCloud expands Italian airport partnerships

ParkCloud expands Italian airport partnerships

British online parking reservation specialist has strengthened its presence in the Italian airport network with the addition of three new airports its partner family. Palermo Airport... continue

7 Jan 2019Parking Review News
French riots prompt media to ask: do carbon taxes have a future?

French riots prompt media to ask: do carbon taxes have a future?

French president Emmanuel Macron’s decision to scrap next year’s tax rises on petrol and diesel following successive weekends of rioting prompted the media to ask what was the future for green taxation as an instrument of climate policy.... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today Media Monitor
UK media praises Luxembourg plan for free public transport – with caveats

UK media praises Luxembourg plan for free public transport – with caveats

Rik Thomas

The news that the small but rich European state of Luxembourg is... continue

17 Dec 2018Local Transport Today Media Monitor
Van der Willik is Nedap’s new managing director

Van der Willik is Nedap’s new managing director

Joost van der Willik has been appointed as the new managing director of Nedap Identification Systems, a supplier of traffic and parking management systems. “For many years, Nedap... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Hectronic expands management board

Hectronic expands management board

German parking and refuelling systems manufacturer Hectronic has appointed two further managing directors to support existing managing... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Autonomous vehicles will increase traffic congestion before dramatically reducing it, simulation study suggests

Autonomous vehicles will increase traffic congestion before dramatically reducing it, simulation study suggests

A real-world simulation analysis that demonstrates that switching to totally autonomous vehicles significantly reduces urban congestion by a factor of 10, but that mixing human and robot drivers together will increase traffic jams by over 16%. The micro-simulation was based on a major intersection in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, notorious for its evening traffic jams.  This five-lane highway includes two lanes turning left and one to... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News

Legal and ethical implications of driverless vehicles threaten their future development, says French academic

The legal and ethical implications of driverless vehicles threaten their development, warns research from Université Paris-Saclay. The two main issues that self-transport vehicles face are the protection of personal data and responsibility, says Professor Mélanie... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Audi and SWARCO develop autonomous valet parking system

Audi and SWARCO develop autonomous valet parking system

Driver assistance systems are evolving to the point where a driver does not have to be in a car when parking. A number of car-makers are now experimenting with systems that enable a vehicle to head off into a car park... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News

Nedap launches Internet of Things parking sensor

Parking detection technology specialist Nedap has launched an Internet of Things enabled version of its SENSIT parking sensor.  The new sensor will allow cities to collect real-time parking data via Narrow Band Internet of Things (NB-IoT) networks.  NB-IoT technology connects devices such... continue

2 Dec 2018Parking Review Products & Services

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