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Parking Review
Parking Policy
During the General Election campaign, Prime Minister David Cameron said local authorities should introduce free parking in market towns and be less... continue
Parking Review
Crime
Local authorities are switching off CCTV cameras in a bid to cut costs, Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter has reported. Porter said the... continue
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Parking Review
Operational
A lay-by that became a haunt for people engaging in outdoor sex has been closed. Hampshire County Council has installed timber kerbs to stop people... continue
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Crime
A man who assaulted a civil enforcement officer (CEO) in March has been jailed for a year after a hearing at Exeter Crown Court. Joseph Smart... continue
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Enforcement News
A taxi driver who was issued a parking ticket despite his vehicle being involved in an accident has had the penalty cancelled. Mohammed Arif filmed... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Over 330 minicab drivers were found not to be complying with regulations during a multi-agency enforcement action led by Transport for London... continue
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Enforcement News
Over 330 minicab drivers were found not to be complying with regulations during a multi-agency enforcement action led by Transport for London... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Transport for London has announced plans to encourage one million people to sign up for car clubs across the capital by 2025. The strategy aims to... continue
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Operational
Motorists will be charged to park in Harrogate during Sundays and evenings, under plans proposed by North Yorkshire County Council. The authority... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Local authorities in Scotland made a £33.6m surplus from their parking activities, claims a study published by the RAC Foundation.  Data... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Stratford-upon-Avon is now offering drivers the ability to pay for parking using their phones. The Warwickshire town’s association with William... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Andrew Potter
Demand responsive pricing for parking adjusts the tariff paid to park based on demand. At times and locations that demand is high, the price to park... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Caroline Hamilton
The cover story on Parking Review’s May issue, ‘Seeking balance can be unfair’, demonstrated... continue
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Business News
APCOA Parking (UK) has been awarded a new five-year contract to provide enforcement services for Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council. Knowsley is... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Ealing Council ended the use of paper parking permits last month. Since 6 April only electronic ‘virtual’ permits have been issued to... continue
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Enforcement News
The London Borough of Croydon has developed a smartphone app that helps council officers check the validity of Blue Badges when out on-street.... continue
Parking Review
Business News
A Greater Manchester council has won a business-friendly award for its plans to introduce free car parking across its boundaries. Rochdale Borough... continue
Parking Review
Car Crime
Dundee City Council was an early adopter of the Safer Parking Scheme, joining in 2005. This was after the scheme was re-launched, having formerly... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea is trialling phone parking for the first time. It started offering motorists the choice of paying by... continue
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