International data standard for parking consultation opens

International data standard for parking consultation opens

The Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS) has announced the launch of the first release of its international standard and is calling on organisations and individuals... continue

28 Aug 2018Parking Review News
‘Introducing road user charge need not be political suicide’

‘Introducing road user charge need not be political suicide’

Jonas Eliasson

Stockholm’s congestion charge scheme has proved... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today Features

TfWM, Wales & Borders Railway – War against the motorist

If you are a regular user of Welsh trains and you think that much of the rolling stock you are forced to endure whilst travelling has seen better days then you are not alone – Transport for Wales chief executive James Price agrees with you. “I think people need to be aware that... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today Comment

ParkCloud seals deal with Amadeus travel platform

Parking reservation business ParkCloud, has agreed a new technology partnership with travel distribution platform Amadeus, operator of the CheckMyTrip app. With over 500,000 active users, CheckMyTrip allows holidaymakers to upload and manage their travel itineraries and aims to amalgamate schedules... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Products & Services

Paris-Beauvais Airport renews relationship with ParkCloud

Online parking reservation service ParkCloud has renewed its contract with French international airport Paris-Beauvais Airport, one of the three international airports serving France’s capital. ParkCloud, which worked in partnership with the airport for over four years, will offers passengers... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Riding the long road pays off

Riding the long road pays off

Cycling duo raise £40k for air ambulance and fight against motor neurone disease Tim Daniels, sales and... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News
ParkCloud is flying into the future

ParkCloud is flying into the future

Mark Moran

We now live in a world where it has become commonplace to book airline tickets, holidays, rail journeys... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Features
PARK(ing) Day: Redefining the kerbside

PARK(ing) Day: Redefining the kerbside

Something strange happened on kerbsides and in car parks across the globe on 21 September. Spaces normally used by cars were filled up with chairs,... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Opinion

No one hurt in Dutch car park building site collapse

The partial collapse of a parking garage above a supermarket in the Dutch town of Wormerveer last month was caused by a broken steel girder underneath the concrete floor, according to the initial findings of the municipality’s investigation. The second floor of the Deka supermarket parking... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review News

Vaxtor buys ANPR technology specialist RoadPixel

Hertfordshire-based automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) system manufacturer RoadPixel has been acquired by Vaxtor Technologies. The move will see Vaxtor relocate its international headquarters from Spain to the UK. The combined Vaxtor and RoadPixel operation will be renamed Vaxtor and will... continue

5 Oct 2018Parking Review News
29 Sep 2018Parking Review News
Transport appraisal: no  longer a tick box exercise?

Transport appraisal: no longer a tick box exercise?

The transport appraisal event, held in London last week, aimed to place in context the current DfT consultation into transport appraisal methodology – and particularly the WebTAG processes – and... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

Next year last year of EU clock changes

Seasonal clock changes across the EU will end next year, under proposals published by the European Commission. Member states will have the freedom to decide whether they want to permanently apply summer- or wintertime, and must notify the Commission of their plans by April. The last mandatory... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

No deal Brexit advice for hauliers

The Road Haulage Association has said it is “astounded” by the DfT’s suggestion that businesses should consider alternative modes of transport to move goods between the UK and the EU in the event of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit. The DfT’s guidance for commercial road... continue

28 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News
21 Sep 2018Parking Review News
Mercedes-Benz’s vision of on-demand driverless vans

Mercedes-Benz’s vision of on-demand driverless vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans has unveiled is an approach to autonomous vehicles that eliminates the separation between people moving and goods transport at the Hannover Motor Show Vision URBANETIC seeks to enable... continue

21 Sep 2018Parking Review News
21 Sep 2018Parking Review News

Groupe PSA and EasyMile trial autonomous tractor

French car company Groupe PSA’s is trialling automated delivery vehicle technology at one of its plants. An autonomous industrial tow tractor has been designed to navigate around the factory in Sochaux without any human intervention. The TractEasy is a driverless tow tractor with a maximum... continue

21 Sep 2018Parking Review News
VW unveils modular approach to electric vehicle drives

VW unveils modular approach to electric vehicle drives

Volkswagen has unveiled the electric drive system underpinning a new family of vehicles that will go into production next year. The ID. range will use the modular electric drive matrix (MEB), a technology platform... continue

21 Sep 2018Parking Review News

WSP wins Diversity Award for the second time

Consultancy WSP won the ITS World Congress Award for Best Action for Supporting Diversity. The trophy was presented at the ITS World Congress in Copenhagen. The award recognises the engineering and business services company’s initiative to encourage and enable LGBT+ people to feel comfortable... continue

21 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

EU plan to harmonise clocks

The European Commission is to prepare a legislative proposal to scrap the current system of putting the clocks forward by a hour on the last Sunday of March and back by an hour on the last Sunday of October. The commission says a consultation generated 4.6 million responses from the 28 member... continue

14 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News

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