Stanley Robotics valet system goes large in Lyons

Stanley Robotics valet system goes large in Lyons

Stanley Robotics has unveiled a large-scale deployment of its automated car valet system at Lyon-Saint Exupéry in France. The airport has set aside 500 spaces in car park P5+ where four autonomous STAN robots will operate simultaneously. There will be 12 cabins to accommodate and return... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review News

Orbility is new name for Off Street Parking UK

Off Street Parking, which produces the Multipark range of payment systems, is now trading under the brand name Orbility. Over the past 50 years the company has operated under various flags, including Elsydel, Ascom, ACS and Xerox. In 2017 Xerox spun out its parking operations to create the separate... continue

27 Mar 2019Parking Review News
Gatwick signs contract for valet parking robots

Gatwick signs contract for valet parking robots

Gatwick Airport has signed a framework contract with Stanley Robotics to trial robots that valet park passengers’ cars. The trial will run from the second half of 2019 to early... continue

27 Mar 2019Parking Review News
How the 'Human Car Seat' can make self-drving vehicles safer

How the 'Human Car Seat' can make self-drving vehicles safer

Hand gestures, head nods and thumbs-up signals all help to ensure drivers, pedestrians and cyclists know what each other is doing. But how will self driving vehicles, with no human driver, communicate with those around them? Ford has been... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review News
Aeroporti di Roma extends ParkCloud deal

Aeroporti di Roma extends ParkCloud deal

ParkCloud has signed new contract with Aeroporti di Roma (ADR), with whom the Manchester-based booking specialist has been working since 2016. ADR runs... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review News
Riga Airport renews ParkCloud contract

Riga Airport renews ParkCloud contract

Online parking reservation company ParkCloud has renewed its contract with Latvia’s Riga International. Situated in Latvia’s capital city,... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review News
Hectwin now lives in the cloud

Hectwin now lives in the cloud

Hectronic has re-launched its HecTwin access control solution as a cloud-based service. The parking technology provider... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review Products & Services

NewMotion chargepoint network passes 100,000 mark

NewMotion charging network in Europe has passed the 100,000 mark. The Shell company has worked with over 200 roaming partners to build the network of public chargepoints across 28 countries in Europe. More than 170,000 people are now registered NewMotion charge card holders. The card allows... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review News

InclusivEV electric vehicle sharing project launches in Solihull

A pan-European project that aims to widen access to electric vehicles (EVs) through an affordable car sharing scheme has launched its first demonstration site in Solihull, West Midlands. InclusivEV addresses the issues facing city neighbourhoods by increasing accessibility to EVs. Through urban car... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review News

FTA publishes new edition of gude to road transport law

The Freight Transport Association’s has published the 2019 edition of its Yearbook of Road Transport Law, a reference guide containing information on road transport legislation. The 2019 edition contains sections on general operations, specialised operations, special vehicles, overseas... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review News
Detecting parking problems via the cloud

Detecting parking problems via the cloud

HecSpot, Hectronic’s cloud-based system for parking space surveillance, provides real-time information about parking space occupancy and forecasts of the... continue

22 Mar 2019Parking Review Products & Services

Treasury consults on infrastructure finance

The Treasury is consulting on the future of infrastructure financing and funding, including what should happen if the UK withdraws from the European Investment Bank (EIB), and the contribution of private finance. The EIB is the lending arm of the EU and has lent £118bn to the UK since 1973.... continue

15 Mar 2019Local Transport Today News
Hilton checks in as ParkCloud’s first chair

Hilton checks in as ParkCloud’s first chair

Airport parking reservations specialist ParkCloud has named Peter Hilton as its first chair. Hilton, whose previous role was chief executive of worldwide transport company... continue

10 Mar 2019Parking Review News
HUBER creates car parks with character

HUBER creates car parks with character

HUBER Car Park Systems International has been operating throughout Europe for more than 10 years. To date, HUBER Group has completed more than 220... continue

10 Mar 2019Parking Review News
Scheidt & Bachmann’s ticketless option will be on show at Parkex

Scheidt & Bachmann’s ticketless option will be on show at Parkex

Scheidt & Bachmann (S&B) will use Parkex to showcase how it is developing parking payment systems that give operators the flexibility to offer traditional ticketed parking but also embrace ticketless operations. Alan Grix, Scheidt &... continue

10 Mar 2019Parking Review Products & Services
Counting the cost of the drop-off

Counting the cost of the drop-off

Deniz Huseyin

As ride-share becomes more popular, councils should replace on-street parking charges with a... continue

10 Mar 2019Parking Review Features

TravelSpirit and MaaS Alliance announce agenda for joint Open Mobility Conference

Whilst people want simple, convenient and cost effective travel, it’s proving difficult and intricate to create the conditions for seamless multi-modal travel at city, operator and business level. The Open Mobility Conference takes place on 11 April, at Kanal Brussels, and will looks at how... continue

1 Mar 2019Local Transport Today News
1 Mar 2019Parking 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

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