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Parking Review
Cover Story
Deniz Huseyin
Encouraging more people to live, work and shop in urban centres is the goal of many local authorities. Those that succeed see many benefits,... continue
Parking Review
IT
Fife is a county in the Scottish Lowlands which includes towns such as St Andrews, with its university and golf course, and historic towns such as... continue
Parking Review
Technology
A West Midlands council is using specialist software to generate letters in response to drivers queries about bus lane enforcement. Walsall Council... continue
Parking Review
Letters
Patrick Troy
The consultation on current local authority parking strategies does not appear to fully appreciate the facts about how parking is managed but instead... continue
Parking Review
News Lead Story
Mark Moran
A consultation on parking enforcement in town centres has been announced by the government. The consultation has been driven by communities secretary... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
The Secret Parking Manager
 Outside it was bleak and cold. A wicked wind scoured any unprotected flesh. Indeed, a walkout had just been staged at the local brass monkey... continue
Categories: local government, staff
Parking Review
Technology
The neighbouring south London boroughs of Bromley and Bexley merged their parking services earlier this year, including their respective back-office... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
A Four-year contract to provide cashless parking in Lambeth has been awarded to mobile phone payment provider PayByPhone.  The London borough... continue
Parking Review
Payment systems
After a period of running cashless only parking, Barnet Council in north London is reintroducing on-street parking machines. The council is... continue
Parking Review
Debates
A vision of a world in which parking patrol officers provide drivers with advice was presented at Parking World by students from Northumbria... continue
Parking Review
People News
Westminster City Council has hired former ITN anchor Ben Scotchbrook to the new role of senior media officer. This follows 11 months during which he... continue
Parking Review
Debates
Mark Moran
Local authorities should be obliged to publish an annual parking report showing precisely where their parking revenues come from and how any income... continue
Parking Review
Case Studies
Sheffield City Council has upgraded its enforcement software to allow parking and moving traffic offences to be processed on one platform. The South... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Motorhome owners will no longer be able to use car parks on the Lincolnshire coast as free campsites, after the county council installed... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Parking Review
Parking Policy
Patrick McDonnell
Jersey’s economic development minister has called for free parking to be introduced in St Helier for up to a year to encourage people to shop... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Bristol City Council will introduce two further residents parking zones in in March 2014. Independ... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Liverpool’s directly elected mayor Joe Anderson has been urged by the Department for Transport (DfT) to drop a trial suspension of every bus... continue
Parking Review
Operational
People living in Windsor & Maidenhead no longer have to pay for resident parking permits. About 4,000 residents were charged up to £60 a... continue
Parking Review
Operational
Patrick McDonnell
Around a third of penalty charge notices (PCNs) in South Staffordshire are not being paid, the council has revealed. Out of the 1,097 PCNs issued... continue
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