Holland's one-stop parking payment shop

Holland's one-stop parking payment shop

Hans Oortwijn

The Netherlands is a highly urbanised country where space is always in short demand. Therefore, the country needs to use its space in a smart and inventive way. The country’s municipalities are responsible for their own parking policies. In about 150 of the 390 Dutch municipalities, anyone... continue

5 Jun 2018Parking Review Opinion

Kent truckstop to expand

Ashford Borough Council in Kent says it is taking a pro-active approach to ease illegal lorry parking and congestion by approving plans to develop Waterbrook Park, a 140-acre site near junction 10 of the M20. Ashford International Truckstop will double in size to allow overnight parking for up to... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review News

‘No-deal’ Brexit could cause gridlock, warns Dover council

Patrick McDonnell

A no-deal Brexit could see the M20 in Kent become an almost permanent 13-mile long lorry park, Dover District Council has warned in its assessment of plans being made by the Highways Agency. The assessment by Dover council has expressed concern over how ports would cope with a potential... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review News

Netherlands shows that bike and bus networks can mix

Roger Sexton Nottingham NG1

A news item on page 15 of the last issue has left me very puzzled (‘Compare benefits of busway and cycleway’ LTT 20 Jul). The Landscape Architects Association (LAA) is of the belief “that when integrated with rail for longer trips, investment in cycleway networks is cheaper,... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today Comment

Vienna to pilot school run driving ban

Patrick McDonnell

Parents of a school Vienna are to be banned from driving their children to school during the morning. The Austrian capital is to conduct a two-month pilot at the Vereinsgasse primary school in the Leopoldstadt district of the Austrian capital.  Cars will no longer be able to use the roads... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
VW to launch vehicle-on-demand service

VW to launch vehicle-on-demand service

Volkswagen plans to offer car-sharing services via its new WE customer platform.  WE will begin rolling out vehicle-on-demand services in Germany... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Volvo launches M on-demand mobility brand

Volvo launches M on-demand mobility brand

Volvo Cars has launched M, a mobility operation that provides on-demand access to cars and services through an app.  The carmaker says that M will learn about... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Hectronic acquires German parking meter servicing company

Hectronic acquires German parking meter servicing company

Hectronic has taken over the on-street parking system division of Kienzle Argo. Three staff of Kienzle Argo will continue to be employed in the Berlin branch of Hectronic Vertriebs -und Service (VSG).  Kienzle Argo, which... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Hectronic invests in software provider

Hectronic invests in software provider

Hectronic has invested 24% in the software development and IT consulting company Hypermedia, which is based in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.  Hypermedia... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Hectronic appoints new managing director

Hectronic appoints new managing director

German technology company Hectronic has made changes to the management of its parking business unit. Hectronic, which is based in Bonndorf in the Black Forest,... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
ParkCloud’s Moise joins Italian Parking Association board

ParkCloud’s Moise joins Italian Parking Association board

Valentina Moise, general manager of UK-based parking reservation provider ParkCloud, has been appointed to the board of the Italian Parking Association, AiPark. Moise joins 13 other representatives from Italian car park... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
ParkCloud expands presence in Greece

ParkCloud expands presence in Greece

Online parking reservation platform ParkCloud has extended its presence across the Greek market by adding Thessaloniki Airport and Kavala... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review Products & Services
ParkCloud extends partnership with Primera

ParkCloud extends partnership with Primera

Online parking reservation company ParkCloud has agreed a new three-year deal with aviation brand partner Primera Air as low-cost airline launches several long-haul... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Sensors enable smart parking in Venice

Sensors enable smart parking in Venice

Venice, famous for its canals and gondolas, is a popular tourist destination. Parking in the canal areas is necessarily scarce, and there is great... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Ghent University adopts sensor parking

Ghent University adopts sensor parking

The University College Ghent in Belgium is now monitoring the parking occupancy in real-time to prevent abuse of the short-stay parking bays. Parking... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Designa unveils new BlueEdition pay stations

Designa unveils new BlueEdition pay stations

Designa has revamped its BlueEdition parking payment system family by developing three pay stations that offer different transaction options.  The all-in-one Pay Cash... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review Products & Services
Private and public-sector big data transport policies explored in new report

Private and public-sector big data transport policies explored in new report

Researchers have published a comprehensive report on private- and public-sector big data policies affecting transport in EU countries and abroad. The travel behaviours and transport preferences of city dwellers are changing. Transport researchers and policymakers are therefore faced with numerous... continue

24 Jul 2018Local Transport Today News

Mobike’s expansion chief departs

Steve Pyer has left his position as European development director of Chinese dockless bike hire firm Mobike. Pyer launched Mobike in the UK last year and just last month launched the firm’s new scheme in Cambridge. He is now offering services in bikeshare consulting.... continue

20 Jul 2018Local Transport Today People

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