FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics 2018 awards finalists announced

FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics 2018 awards finalists announced

Mark Moran

The 36 finalists in the 2018 FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards have been announced. Now in its eleventh year, the awards programme celebrates the achievements of women in the UK’s transport... continue

21 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Local authorities compete for annual parking report award

Local authorities compete for annual parking report award

Seven local authorities have been named as finalists in PATROL’s annual search for the best local authority parking reports have been revealed. Annual reports are used by councils undertaking civil parking enforcement to... continue

22 May 2018Parking Review News
Cars should be banned from school gates, says Living Streets

Cars should be banned from school gates, says Living Streets

Patrick McDonnell

The government is being urged to ban cars from the... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
TfL taxi compliance officers can now carry out road stops

TfL taxi compliance officers can now carry out road stops

Patrick McDonnell

Transport for London taxi and private hire (TPH)... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News

TfL Rail takes over Heathrow Connect services

Patrick McDonnell

Transport for London (TfL) has assumed responsibility for managing the Heathrow Connect rail services between Paddington and Heathrow Terminals 2, 3 and 4.  TfL has also taken over the half-hourly Great Western Railway (GWR) services from Paddington, which terminates at Hayes &... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Sustrans added to TfL procurement panel

Sustrans added to TfL procurement panel

Patrick McDonnell

Sustainable transport charity Sustrans has been appointed to a panel of urban design experts recommended by the... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Grayling opens £400m improvement to A1 in Yorkshire

Grayling opens £400m improvement to A1 in Yorkshire

Patrick McDonnell

Transport secretary Chris Grayling visited... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Disabled and low income households most at risk from motor vehicles, says report

Disabled and low income households most at risk from motor vehicles, says report

Patrick McDonnell

Disabled pedestrians and people living in low-income households are much more... continue

22 May 2018Local Transport Today News
Andrew Haines will be new Network Rail chief executive

Andrew Haines will be new Network Rail chief executive

Mark Moran

Network Rail has announced that Andrew Haines will be... continue

21 May 2018Local Transport Today News
VW AV at the V&A

VW AV at the V&A

Mark Moran

An autonomous vehicle is among the exhibits at... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News
European Commission pushes for range of standard vehicle safety features

European Commission pushes for range of standard vehicle safety features

Mark Moran

Safety features such as automatic emergency braking and speed controls... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News
New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK

New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK

Mark Moran

Drivers will be able to use remote control parking on... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News

Keyless car thefts prompt security review

Securing cars against the growing threat presented by digital compromise is central to forthcoming updates to the New Vehicle Security Assessment (NVSA) programme. Keyless models provide criminals with a new way of stealing cars by copying the electronic information and tricking the car into... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review Features
Ideas on improving road safety sought by DfT

Ideas on improving road safety sought by DfT

Patrick McDonnell

The Department for Transport is urging the public to take part in a consultation on cycling and walking before the 1 June... continue

15 May 2018Local Transport Today News

DfT withdraws Operational Guidance on civil parking enforcement

The Department for Transport has withdrawn its Operational Guidance on parking policy and enforcement under the Traffic Management Act 2004 (TMA). However, the department’s Statuary Guidance on the TMA sets out the requirements for local authorities in managing parking enforcement.  The... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

Ford to speak at Alpha Parking Spotlight event

Carmaker Ford will discuss its work on developing mobility solutions at the annual Spotlight on Parking event, hosted by consultancy Alpha Parking. This year the seminar takes place in central London on 27 June. The speakers include: • Sagie Evbenata, senior product manager in Ford’s... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

Private parking operators cannot sell on debts, says DVLA

The DVLA has reminded parking companies enforcing on private land that they cannot assign debts to unaccredited third parties.  Parking companies belonging to an accredited trade association can obtain keeper data from the DVLA by way of the KADOE (Keeper of a Vehicle at the Date of an Event)... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

DVLA suspends UKPC access to keeper data

UK Parking Control has had its access to vehicle keeper details suspended by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) while the company is investigated. The DVLA has not revealed the nature of the issues being investigated.  “We have suspended UKPC while we investigate... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

Drivers back action on disabled bay abuse

A third of motorists support making the penalties for misusing disabled parking bays harsher, suggests a survey conducted by online marketplace YourParkingSpace.co.uk. There was support (33.9%) for harsher financial penalties for misuse of on-street disabled parking spaces, including increasing the... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review News

‘Parking Hell’ TV series on the way

Every broadcaster needs a programme about parking, it seems. The BBC had Parking Mad, ITV had Parking Wars and Channel 4 went undercover for The Secrets of Parking Wardens. Now even Channel 5 has its own parking series. Channel 5 has commissioned Bristol-based Plimsoll Productions to produce... continue

15 May 2018Parking Review Opinion
Responsible parking management is essential for a better parking experience

Responsible parking management is essential for a better parking experience

Andrew Pester

Every day, millions of us go about our daily lives because parking is... continue

14 May 2018Parking Review Opinion

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