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Parking Review
Operational
Walsall Council is earmarking funds of £250,000 to convert grass verges into parking areas. Sites have not yet been revealed but similar... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Parking in a Northamptonshire town is to be redesigned at a cost of £100,000 to improve air quality. This follows funding from the Highways... continue
Parking Review
Construction
Construction is to begin in May on a new railway station for Northampton. The £20m scheme, which will have twice the capacity of the current... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Middlesbrough Council’s plan to make parking free in all council town centre car parks for the first two hours is set to cost it £300,000... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Edinburgh City Council is increasing city centre parking charges by 20p to £3 AN hour from 1 April. The increase is expected to bring in an... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
The London Assembly has urged the Mayor Boris Johnson to spend at least 2% of his transport budget on improving cycle safety and cycling in the... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Motorists in Herefordshire can now pay by phone for their parking transactions in the county. Herefordshire Council has appointed PayByPhone in a... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
A 500-space ‘park & choose’ site has been proposed for Rosyth rail station in Dunfermlin, Scotland. This would see the facility sited... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
There has been a 50% increase in the number of penalty charge notices (PCNs) issued in London since 2009, according to a survey commissioned by the... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
A proposal to build a new park & ride on the edge of Bristol has been granted planning permission. The scheme site Emersons Green will provide... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
Pay & display phone parking has replaced the pay-on-exit system at a Bedford car park. Parking management firm Creative Parking has been... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Cotswold District Council is to outsource the running of all its car parks. This follows Gloucestershire County Council’s decision to outsource... continue
Parking Review
Crime
The caretaker of a school for disabled children in Croydon, south London, received a six-month conditional discharge after he admitted using the... continue
Parking Review
Park & Ride
Park & ride sites feature in plans for a new bypass and dual carriageway in Aberdeen. The sites, both with 999 spaces are planned for the A96 at... continue
Parking Review
Crime
A man who was seen dropping a pay & display ticket from the window of a vehicle in Bedford has been found guilty of littering. Barry Chandler was... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
A cash injection of £500,000 is being provided by Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to help tackle the town’s parking hotspots. The... continue
Parking Review
Transport
Patrick McDonnell
The government has pledged £57m for cycling projects, which includes £30m for three schemes in English cities. This forms part of the... continue
Parking Review
Enforcement News
A motorist who lost his High Court challenge against Bolton Council’s parking practices now faces a legal bill running into tens of thousands... continue
Parking Review
Parking Policy
The over-provision of traffic signs can have a detrimental impact on the environment and causing information overload for drivers, warns the... continue
Parking Review
Electric vehicles
Aberdeenshire Council is to install an electric vehicle charging point in car parks in ten different town centres, making use of redundant power... continue
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