Talks try to resolve Translink’s worsening financial woes

Talks try to resolve Translink’s worsening financial woes

Rhodri Clark

Northern Ireland bus and rail operator Translink has eaten into its financial reserves and may encounter acute financial difficulties this year, the Department for... continue

2 Aug 2019Local Transport Today Business Briefing
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17 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

New greenspace and wellbeing guide for housing associations

Greenspace and Wellbeing: A Good Practice Guide for Housing Associations, has been published by Linc Cymru in Wales. Housing associations are well placed to help deliver benefits from access to the outdoors and green space, and this guide is a good starting point for housing associations who want... continue

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17 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

Eastern Highways Alliance invites bids for future framework

On behalf of the Eastern Highways Alliance (EHA), Essex County Council, will be seeking Contractors to undertake Highways Works including Structural Work, Surfacing, Road Works and Capital Schemes forHighways. Details are available online A bidders event will be held at 9am on the 21st January... continue

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17 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Blue Badge reforms expand use of permits

Blue Badge reforms expand use of permits

Thousands of people with Parkinson’s, dementia, epilepsy and other ‘hidden disabilities’ have gained access to the benefits from Blue Badges... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News

40% of private land appeals in NI are successful

The Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) has heard 190 appeals from Northern Ireland motorists since last May. Of these, 40% were won by drivers. POPLA is run by Ombudsman Services under contract to the British Parking Association to hear appeals against parking notices by companies belonging to... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News

BPA’s revised code of practice clarifies keying-in errors

The British Parking Association (BPA) has revised its code of practice for parking on private land. The updated code applies to companies that belong to the association’s Approved Operator Scheme (AOS). New clauses include further guidance on grace periods and self-ticketing as well as... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
How the car made the modern world... and where is it driving next?

How the car made the modern world... and where is it driving next?

The car was the driving force that accelerated the pace of life in the 20th century. This is the central idea of a new exhibition being staged at the V&A in London. The retrospective brings together a selection of cars that have never been on display in the... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Features
Let’s focus on the parking needs of disabled drivers

Let’s focus on the parking needs of disabled drivers

Graham Footer

The Blue Badge scheme was introduced in 1971 as the... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Opinion
The Blue Badge needs protection

The Blue Badge needs protection

Heidi Turner

Enforcement of the Blue Badge scheme is moving in the right direction, but it is... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Opinion
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Car-maker provides EV drivers with support

Car-maker provides EV drivers with support

French car-maker Groupe PSA has named Pod Point as the exclusive chargepoint supplier for its Peugeot, Citroën, DS Automobiles and Vauxhall brands in the UK. The... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Products & Services
Videalert MEV-Bike gets approval

Videalert MEV-Bike gets approval

Motorbike-based camera enforcement vehicles supplied by management and enforcement solutions provider Videalert have achieved... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Products & Services

Open data interface for ParkMap cloud service

Buchanan Computing has expanded its ParkMap cloud service with the addition of a web service for the sharing of traffic order data. The service uses an open API (application programming interface) as part of the ParkMap 7 cloud system, which enables local authorities to capture and manage their... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review Products & Services
Goodwin to head 3C Payment

Goodwin to head 3C Payment

3C Payment has named Tim Goodwin as its new chief executive officer. Goodwin who worked at the... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
Airport parking retailer ParkVia to develop voice booking

Airport parking retailer ParkVia to develop voice booking

Airport parking retailer ParkVia is to add voice booking to its e-commerce platform during 2020. This will enable customers to use devices such as Amazon Alexa or Google Assistant to book parking by voice. The company cites a... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
People’s Parking expands range of services

People’s Parking expands range of services

The People’s Parking accreditation scheme set up by disability rights campaigner Helen Dolphin MBE has expanded its range of services to encompass training,... continue

16 Jan 2020Parking Review News
2020: the year of the bus?

2020: the year of the bus?

Bus passengers across England will soon be able to plan their journeys much in much more detail thanks... continue

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10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News
Oxford and Oxfordshire publish details of UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ)

Oxford and Oxfordshire publish details of UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ)

Oxford City Council and Oxfordshire County Council have published final draft proposals for the UK’s first city centre Zero Emission Zone (ZEZ), to be introduced later this year. The proposed Red Zone marks the next step towards cleaner air in Oxford, and a reduction in the health risks for people living and working in the city. It is also... continue

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10 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News

14 pilots receive funding to boost town centres

The first 14 of 20 pilot areas, many of them in the North, to receive tailored expert support to assist in rejuvenating their town centres has been announced by by Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick from the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. The first 101 places to benefit... continue

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3 Jan 2020Local Transport Today News
Competition time: British Parking Awards 2020

Competition time: British Parking Awards 2020

The annual search for the best schemes, teams and ideas in UK parking is underway, with operators, car park designers and technologists all invited to enter the British Parking... continue

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2 Jan 2020Parking Review News

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