Where is parking heading?

Where is parking heading?

Roamy Valera

Parking in the United States has always lagged many, many years behind Europe for many reasons. One is that Americans do not like a lot of change. That is all about to change because we are living in an era of disruption. What does disruption look like from the United States’ perspective?... continue

6 Oct 2018Parking Review Opinion
Lamonte to leave TfGM for Sydney job

Lamonte to leave TfGM for Sydney job

The chief executive of Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) Jon Lamonte (pictured) is to join  the new statutory authority of Sydney... continue

12 Oct 2018Local Transport Today People

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
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
Auckland Airport marries up road traffic and passenger data

Auckland Airport marries up road traffic and passenger data

Thirty international airlines serve New Zealand’s Auckland International Airport, making it Australasia’s third-busiest international airport after Sydney and Melbourne. It handled 19 million passengers last year and... continue

5 Oct 2018Parking Review Features
29 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
HS2 phase 2 director quits for job in Canada, as Bill delayed a year

HS2 phase 2 director quits for job in Canada, as Bill delayed a year

The official in charge of phase two of HS2 is leaving to take up a job in Canada. The news came as it also emerged that the publication of the hybrid Bill for phase 2b of the project, from West Midlands to Leeds and Crewe to Manchester, is being delayed a year. Paul... continue

14 Sep 2018Local Transport Today News
Fitsall leaves Westminster to lead AppyParking expansion into Asia-Pacific region

Fitsall leaves Westminster to lead AppyParking expansion into Asia-Pacific region

Kieran Fitsall, former head of service improvement and transformation at Westminster City Council, has joined parking technology firm AppyParking as regional director of Asia-Pacific.  Fitsall, who joins AppyParking with immediate effect, will be based in Sydney, Australia, where he will be looking at new... continue

31 Aug 2018Parking Review News

Toyota invests for driverless future

Japanese carmaker Toyota is to invest $500m (£388m) in Uber as the two companies expand their partnership on the development of self-driving cars. The investment deepens an existing relationship aimed at producing autonomous vehicles for the mass market. Toyota’s investment values Uber... continue

31 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
Parkopedia signs street parking information deal in China

Parkopedia signs street parking information deal in China

UK-based parking information specialist Parkopedia has entered a joint venture with Chinese geospatial surveying company Zhitu Map.  The partnership will develop a suite of on-street parking services for smart cities and... continue

30 Aug 2018Parking Review News
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 involved in parking to share their views as part of an... continue

28 Aug 2018Parking Review News
Cities should plan now for arrival of autonomous vehicles, says Siemens

Cities should plan now for arrival of autonomous vehicles, says Siemens

The advent of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs) has the potential to cause major and disruptive changes to cities worldwide, claims a report by German technology group Siemens.  The Cities in the Driving Seat: Connected and Autonomous Vehicles in Urban Development report... continue

28 Aug 2018Parking Review News

Gunman who killed man in Florida parking row will be charged

A man who shot and killed an unarmed man over a parking dispute in Florida has now been charged with manslaughter, prosecutors say. Michael Drejka, who is white, shot Markeis McGlockton, who is black, after dispute about a disabled parking space on 19 July. Drejka was not immediately arrested due... continue

17 Aug 2018Parking Review News

WSP buys Louis Berger

Canadian WSP is to buy US professional services firm Louis Berger for US$400m (£304m). Louis Berger operates in more than 50 countries, employing 6,000 engineers, economists, scientists, managers and planners. WSP employs about 43,000 people in 550 offices across 40 countries. WSP said the... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Legible London goes to Hong Kong

Transport for London has signed a deal with the Hong Kong transport department to improve pedestrian wayfinding equipment in the city. Five bespoke plinths and seven posts and signs are being manufactured for a trial in Tsim Sha Tsui, one of Hong Kong’s most popular tourist areas. The signs... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

How a small fine turned into a massive legal bill

Patrick McDonnell

An Australian man’s insistence on taking a parking fine costing around £50 all the way to the country’s supreme court cost a local authority the equivalent of almost £25,000 in legal fees. Andrew Crowther received the A$93 parking from Whitehorse Council in the Nunawading... continue

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

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