Deciding transport policy in Westminster to provide

Deciding transport policy in Westminster to provide "stability" and "maintain" U.K single market - ministers

Lee Baker

When transport powers are returned from the EU, "common UK frameworks may be required... to protect the freedom of businesses to operate across the UK single market," according to the Department for Exiting the European Union has declared. In a white paper for a 'Great Repeal Bill' setting out proposals for... continue

1 Apr 2017Local Transport Today News

Three rail projects to keep the country on track

Tony Bolden

Valladolid is a major administrative, industrial and academic city some 162km north of Madrid. In journey terms it acts as a gateway to Northern Spain and to the Spanish/French border. It also enjoys AVE services to Madrid in approximately an hour as part of the high-speed rail network in... continue

28 Apr 2017Local Transport Today Comment
Jones is leading Designa in the UK

Jones is leading Designa in the UK

Tony Jones will take over sole responsibility for Designa UK following the retirement of managing director Ewan Miller on 1... continue

1 Apr 2017Parking Review News

Met Line extension hits cash trouble

A plan to extend the Metropolitan Line to Watford Junction has stalled because the estimated cost has risen by more than £50m. London Underground Ltd (LUL) took over responsibility for delivering the already troubled project from Hertfordshire County Council in 2015 in a deal brokered by the... continue

31 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
A cycling success story from Hamm, Germany

A cycling success story from Hamm, Germany

Carsten Gniot

In the early 1990s, German cities began to reconsider their basic principles for urban transportation. The key idea was that... continue

31 Mar 2017Local Transport Today Features
European cooperation on testing automated vehicles across borders in global race

European cooperation on testing automated vehicles across borders in global race

Lee Baker

European countries have backed a drive to test automated vehicles in... continue

27 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
Google Maps parking location reminder feature upgraded

Google Maps parking location reminder feature upgraded

Patrick McDonnell

Google has upgraded its a feature that enables people... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Looking4Transfers expands Ryanair partnership to provide airport transfers in Italy

Mark Moran

Purple Parking subsidiary Looking4Transfers has expanded its relationship with Ryanair to provide customers with transfers to and from some of the busiest airports in Italy. Yorkshire-based Looking4Transfers is an international airport transfers booking agent. It is quickly becoming the market... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
DriveNow’s new car-sharing app streamlines reservation process

DriveNow’s new car-sharing app streamlines reservation process

Mark Moran

Mark Moran Car-sharing service DriveNow has introduced a new... continue

22 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

Uber president leaves role after just 6 months

Mark Moran

Jeff Jones, president of the taxi booking app Uber, is leaving the company after less than six months. Uber said in a statement on Sunday: “We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best.” According to technology news site Recode, Jones left because of... continue

20 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

OnStar extends cooperation with Parkopedia

Subscribers to the Onstar driver information service in the USA, Canada and Europe are being offered a premium parking service through the OnStar AtYourService offering. The parking service includes dynamic parking space availability for equipped vehicles and other features supplied by... continue

20 Mar 2017Parking Review Products & Services

Parkopedia integrated into Garmin Drive product line

The entry-level Garmin Drive 51/61 satellite navigaton system now features free real-time services when wirelessly paired with a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. After pairing to a smartphone, drivers can access live parking information from Parkopedia, which provides pricing and availability... continue

20 Mar 2017Parking Review Products & Services

Parkopedia appoints Antal as European account manager

Parking database and online services specialist Parkopedia has appointed Csaba Antal as key account manager for Europe. This is a new role that will be based in Parkopedia’s Budapest office. Antal will manage relationships with existing European clients including car-makers such as BMW and... continue

20 Mar 2017Parking Review News
TomTom expands HD mapping of road networks for automated cars

TomTom expands HD mapping of road networks for automated cars

TomTom has completed the expansion of its High Definition (HD) Map product to the mainland US interstate network, and it now covers over 185,000km of interstate highways and other roads across the country. TomTom is building up this data for... continue

20 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today Features
Putting steel in the frame

Putting steel in the frame

Creating a car park in a factory and assembling it on site is a process that has been around for many... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
European Parking Congress 2017 launched

European Parking Congress 2017 launched

Parking in the City will be the theme of the 18th European Parking Congress. The congress is the biennial gathering of the European Parking Association... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
Brightening up Barcelona's car parks

Brightening up Barcelona's car parks

Car parks across Barcelona are having their lighting systems upgraded. Saba, a public-private operator running the car parks on behalf of... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property 2017 8 June: 15 Hatfields, London Parking & Property is the only annual event dedicated to off-street parking. Over the past 7 years the conference has provided a forum for debate and sharing best practice among public and... continue

15 Mar 2017Parking Review Features

Ministers and auto companies discuss future of car industry

The UK government and the automotive industry came have met to discuss plans to position Britain as a world leader in electric, connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The meeting on 14 March was attended by representatives of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), vehicle... continue

14 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
13 Mar 2017Parking Review Features

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