Improved cycle-rail-bus links at Luton and Leagrave railway stations

Improved cycle-rail-bus links at Luton and Leagrave railway stations

Bedfordshire cyclists have welcomed the investment of more than £160,000 to improve bicycle facilities at Luton and Leagrave railway stations. Govia Thameslink Railway has been awarded funding from... continue

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14 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News
Boost for cashless parking across the rail network

Boost for cashless parking across the rail network

RingGo, a leading phone parking solution, is boosting its partnerships with train operators in order to boost cashless payments across the rail network.  RingGo is working with South Western... continue

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13 Feb 2020Parking Review News
4,000 brand-new buses on the roads, says PM, running on 'priority schemes'

4,000 brand-new buses on the roads, says PM, running on 'priority schemes'

The Prime Minister has promised more than 4,000 brand-new buses on the roads – zero carbon British built buses, he says – in places such as Ashfield, Barnstaple, Southampton, Manchester and many more towns and cities besides, outside of London. The decision comes alongside new... continue

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12 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News
£5 billion to improve bus and cycle links outside London

£5 billion to improve bus and cycle links outside London

The Prime Minister has outlined his vision for a revolution in local transport, including £5 billion to improve bus and cycle links outside London. Says the Government: ‘The £5 billion in new funding will... continue

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Crafting a car park for the Cotswolds

Crafting a car park for the Cotswolds

When it set about planning a new car park in Cirencester, the council decided that it wanted to create a building that celebrates the... continue

11 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Merriman elected by MPs to chair Commons transport committee

Merriman elected by MPs to chair Commons transport committee

Members of Parliament elected Conservative MP for Bexhill & Battle Huw Merriman as chair of the transport select committee for this Parliament. He will formally take up the position once the remaining members of the committee are named... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Car park sale could fund regeneration of Wincanton

A Somerset council is planning to sell off one of its car parks. South Somerset District Council leases the Churchfields building in Wincanton to Avon & Somerset Constabulary and a nursery. In June 2019 the council announced it was looking into selling the building as it was surplus to... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

North Essex Parking Partnership agrees to fund 18 schemes

An investment of £1m into 18 new parking projects has been given provisional approval by the North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) Joint Parking Committee. The decision on 9 January comes after NEPP’s partner authorities submitted bids for 23 projects to be funded from the... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Drivers support including ‘Dutch Reach’ door opening in Highway Code

The majority of drivers do not know what the ‘Dutch Reach’ is a year after the government pledged to update the Highway Code to include the technique, research by the AA reveals. But, once they have had the door-opening technique explained to them, the majority (62%) think it should be... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Bishop’s Stortford car park gets green light

Bishop’s Stortford car park gets green light

East Herts District Council has been given permission build a new six-storey car park in Bishop’s Stortford. The scheme for 546 spaces at Northgate End has been on hold... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
UFODRIVE teams up with Q-Park

UFODRIVE teams up with Q-Park

UFODRIVE, an app-based electric car hire service, has launched operations in London from two car parks –... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

Berry launches design service

Berry Systems is best known as a specialist in vehicle restraint systems and cladding solutions for multi-storey car parks. The Wolverhampton-based company has launched a design consultancy. The Car Park Design Advice Service (CP-DAS) will provide clients with information on all aspects of car park... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Parking sector gets its own podcast

Parking sector gets its own podcast

A podcast tackling parking issues is being launched by the team at Gemini Parking Solutions. The Brake the Mould podcast will be hosted by... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Irvin retires from Living Streets

Irvin retires from Living Streets

Joe Irvin OBE will be retiring from his post as chief executive of the walking charity Living Streets at the end of March. Since... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
Disabled driving champion Campbell passes away

Disabled driving champion Campbell passes away

Disabled motoring campaigner Douglas Campbell OBE died in the early hours of Boxing Day. Campbell spent more than half a century campaigning for proper independent mobility for... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Opinion
Shopping for answers on retail parking

Shopping for answers on retail parking

Shopping is becoming a consumer experience, which means car parks provide customers with the vital first and last impression of a shopping centre. This... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Features

POPLA sees 33% growth in appeals against PCNs issued in private land

Around 40% of all appeals submitted to the Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) service result in the parking charge notice being cancelled. POPLA is the appeals service set up to hear challenges against PCNs issued by private parking operators belonging to the British Parking Association... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Features
A road map to tomorrow

A road map to tomorrow

Paul Moorby OBE

The future is arriving fast. During 2019 we saw local councils... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Opinion
Watford is virtually streets ahead

Watford is virtually streets ahead

Located to the north of London, Watford is a popular commuting area for the capital. It is now one of the UK’s top 20 UK shopping... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Features

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