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Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
The British Parking Association (BPA) is carrying out a review of the Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) service just six months after its... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Three west London boroughs have launched a joint parking service in a bid to make substantial savings. Hounslow, Brent and Ealing have appointed... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Devon County Council is set to take over parking enforcement from district councils. This follows the publication of a review of parking in the... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Brent Council is to cut parking charges in a bid to encourage more shoppers to town centres. The cost of one hour’s parking will drop from... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Proposals to introduce parking charges in Ely, Cambridgeshire, have been dropped after opposition by local residents and businesses. Last year East... continue
New Transit
People
The city of Bristol’s newly elected mayor George Ferguson (pictured) has named a panel to advise him on transport matters. Ferguson, an... continue
Parking Review
Construction
One of Lincoln's largest car parks is to close for five months to allow the second phase of a refurbishment plan. The 458-space Lucy Tower car... continue
Parking Review
Developments
Parking spaces for 400 vehicles features in plans by Inverclyde Council to revitalise Gourock town centre. The project includes a new one-way system,... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Phone parking has been introduced at a leisure centre in Camberley, Surrey, to differentiate between non-paying leisure centre members and casual... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Cash free phone payment is now being rolled out across pay & display areas in Aberdeen. More than 40,000 transactions have been made through... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Work has started on a new parking guidance system in Weston-super-Mare to show drivers available parking spaces in town centre and seafront car... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Legion Parking Services staff came to the aid of motorists whose cars were being submerged by rising waters in Doxey Marshes, near Stafford. On 11... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
A range of parking proposals including residents parking zones and pay & display in Saltburn have been abandoned by the Redcar & Cleveland... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
City of York Council has approved plans to increase on and off-street parking charges in a bid to boost income. The cost of on-street parking will... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Leeds City Council has approved plans to end free off-peak parking in the city centre. The authority said extending charging hours in council-owned... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
Bus lane enforcement is being rolled out across Aberdeen. Eleven Vysionics LaneCheck ANPR cameras are being installed supported by a back office... continue
Parking Review
Viewpoint
On 25 January 2013 the coalition government published its long awaited response to last year’s Transforming Bailiff Action consultation. This... continue
Parking Review
Cover Story
Ashley Bijster
Cutting edge technologies, the problems of congestion in our town centres, increasingly complex legislation and renewed efforts to boost the... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Deniz Huseyin
Almost 1,000 cases have now been heard by the Parking on Private Land Appeals (POPLA) service, of which 55% were won by motorists challenging... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Falkirk Council has announced a raft of cuts and increases in charges as it attempts to make savings of £8.5m. Among the fees and charges being... continue
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