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Parking Review
Electric vehicles
Patrick McDonnell
Revenue generated by Nottingham City Council’s workplace parking levy (WPL) is funding more than half the cost an electric bus fleet for the... continue
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News Lead Story
The government’s proposal to ban the use of CCTV cameras to enforce parking offences will be a key area of debate at the 8th annual Enforcement... continue
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Operational Lead Story
Patrick McDonnell
Devon County Council is to take over on-street enforcement from the district councils and bring the service in-house from 1 April. The decision could... continue
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Operational
New on-street tariffs and residents parking permits feature in Cumbria County Council’s plans to raise revenue for the 2014/15 budget, which... continue
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Operational
Councillors in Reading have accused local government & communities secretary Eric Pickles of “undermining local parking policies” by... continue
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News Lead Story
Mark Moran
Fewer than one-in-five councils (19.7%) make a surplus from parking enforcement, according to a new report from think tank, the Local Government... continue
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Crime
A man who verbally abused a civil enforcement officer (CEO) who issued him with a ticket in Nelson, Lancashire, has been given a community order with... continue
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Enforcement News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Parking enforcement has been suspended in areas of Croydon affected by flooding to provide more spaces for residents unable to park on their streets.... continue
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Crime
The prosecution of Blue Badge fraud and misuse in Wandsworth has generated £650,000, the London borough has reported.  Of this total,... continue
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Enforcement News
Deniz Huseyin
Islington council is to use ANPR cars to detect contraventions and send details to the nearest available civil enforcement officer (CEO). The TES... continue
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Park & Ride
New destinations have been added to the Long Ashton park & ride in Bristol after the extension of residents’ parking zones across the city... continue
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Parking Policy
The leader of the Labour group at Harrow Council has pledged to fund free parking for the next four years if his group comes to power in May’s... continue
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Enforcement News
Patrick McDonnell
A commuter received a letter from Bexley council threatening court action if she did not pay a parking fine of £0.00. Josh Woodley paid by text... continue
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Enforcement News
Drivers on the Transport for London Road Network (TLRN) are being issued with penalty charge notices after parking in loading bays for five minutes,... continue
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Technology
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is now using Barbour Logic’s parking correspondence system Response Master to generate consistent letters to... continue
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Payment systems
Exeter City Council has the introduced the PayByPhone system at 23 of its car parks, offering motorists the ability to pay by phone and charge... continue
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Debates
The campaign group NoToMob has told the government it endorses the idea of banning CCTV cameras for parking enforcement. The group, best known for... continue
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Debates
Mark Moran
The Local Government Technical Advisers Group (TAG) has mounted a robust defence of local authority parking in its response to the DfT consultation.... continue
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Enforcement News Lead Story
The government’s plan to ban local authorities in England from using CCTV cameras to enforce on-street parking contraventions can’t be... continue
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Case Studies
Deniz Huseyin
Over the past five years Manchester City Council has successfully carried out 500 prosecutions of people who have abused the Blue Badge system for... continue
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