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Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
The London boroughs of Hackney and Islington are to introduce a diesel surcharge on resident parking permits in a bid to improve air... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Brighton & Hove Council is trialling a mobile phone payment option that could see the eventual removal of pay & display machines from the... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Proposals to increase council tax and car parking charges in Worcester have been rejected Conservative controlled council. The motion was made in... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A pedestrianised street in Holyhead, Anglesey, is to be reopened to traffic after complaints from retailers that it was impacting on their trade.... continue
Parking Review
Technology
Milton Keynes Council is to trial the use of parking bay sensors as a means of helping drivers find space off-street. The Buckinghamshire council has... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Councillors and staff at Edinburgh City Council face losing free parking as part of £22m cuts in its budget during the next financial year. The... continue
Parking Review
Construction
Patrick McDonnell
Durham County Council is to spend £800,000 to double the size of the Bondgate car park in Bishop Auckland. The surface car park located at the... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
The Blue Badge disabled parking scheme in Wales is to be reviewed after the number of applications rejected rose sharply following the introduction... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A Birmingham City Council owned multi-storey car park and used for free by councillors, MPs, MEPs and some senior council closed on 4 January... continue
Parking Review
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Parking Review
Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
Portsmouth City Council seized four cars and confiscated eight Blue Badges during a two-day operation to target fine evaders and disabled badge... continue
Parking Review
Developments
Deniz Huseyin
Chorley Council has accused the retailer Asda of breaching a planning agreement by allowing customers to park free of charge at a town centre store.... continue
Parking Review
Construction
A 1,300-space multi-storey car park is to be built as part of a new railway station in Northampton. The car park is the second phase of the new look... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
Two new park & ride sites will be built for commuters travelling between Reading and Wokingham. The new facilities – at Mereoak, just south... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
The City of York is encouraging motorists using its park & ride sites to complete their journeys into the city centre by bike rather than bus.... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
City of York Council has invested in park & ride as a means of reducing traffic congestion and pollution in its historic city centre over the... continue
Parking Review
People News
Deniz Huseyin
Hammersmith & Fulham’s parking projects and policy manager Naveed Ahmed is to join the strategy planning division at Transport for London... continue
Parking Review
People News
Cameron Findlay has moved from West Suffolk Parking Services to become parking manager at the London Borough of Redbridge. At West Suffolk he was... continue
Parking Review
Congestion
Deniz Huseyin
When Nottingham’s workplace parking levy (WPL) was launched in April 2012, it had a good many detractors among the city’s business... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council took delivery of a new pay-on-foot system for its Wellgate multi-storey in the run-up to Christmas. The... continue
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