Monthly journal Parking Review has been the definitive source of news and intelligence on the UK and international public and private parking sectors since 1989.
Ford and Vodafone trial connected cars that track down parking

Ford and Vodafone trial connected cars that track down parking

Ford and Vodafone are testing connected vehicle technology that could make it easier to find parking spaces in city centres. Their Parking Space Guidance technology displays to drivers... continue

2 Jul 2019Parking Review News
IAG commissions ParkVia to create pre-booking sites

IAG commissions ParkVia to create pre-booking sites

ParkVia has been appointed the online parking provider for multi-national airline operator IAG (International Airlines Group) following a tender process, The first phase of the contract covers a... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News
Kensington and Chelsea swaps parking meters for trees

Kensington and Chelsea swaps parking meters for trees

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Council has announced that it has signed up to a programme that will see the borough offer completely cashless parking by 2020. The council is working with mobile... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News

JustPark added to ESPO framework

Cashless parking solutions provider JustPark is now available to local authorities, hospitals and universities through ESPO’s Parking Management Solutions framework (509). The ESPO Parking Management Solutions framework (509) offers public sector organisations a simple and compliant route to... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News
ParkVia picks up awards

ParkVia picks up awards

Online parking reservation provider ParkVia was awarded its second Queen’s Award for... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News

NCP acquires Stafford’s Guildhall shopping centre car park

NCP has acquired the Guildhall shopping centre car park in Stafford, which provides 259 spaces for shoppers and commuters in the Midlands town. NCP said it will invest £150,000 on upgrading the parking equipment, lighting and internal decoration within the car park to improve the customer... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News

NCP plans to acquire 300 sites by 2024

NCP is planning to increase its national footprint by 300 sites over the next five years.  The parking operator said growth will be delivered through a combination of acquisitions of existing sites and partnering with landowners to create new car parks, as well as competing for new leases and... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News

Van driver amasses £32,000 in fines

A van driver has amassed a debt of £32,000 after ignoring 246 penalty notices issued on streets in east London over the past two years. The van was finally taken to a pound last month by Tower Hamlets Council using a specially-commissioned removals truck. A Tower Hamlets Council spokesman... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News

Chester East to refund PCNs

Cheshire East Council is urging people to claim refunds after identifying an error in the issuing of penalty charge notice (PCNs) at some of its free car parks. The council said 675 PCNs issued incorrectly between 26 October 2015 and 13 March 2019. The issue was brought to the council’s... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News
Idling drivers could face higher fines

Idling drivers could face higher fines

Drivers that leave their engines running while parked could face tougher penalties under new proposals announced by the Department for... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News

English council parking surplus on course to reach £1bn, predicts RAC Foundation

Parking made the front pages of both The Daily Telegraph and the Daily Express last month, which reported that councils are on course to make a £1bn surplus over the coming year, all at the expense of motorists and retailers. The front page splashes were a response to the RAC... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News
Diplomats owe TfL over £118m in unpaid Congestion Charge fees

Diplomats owe TfL over £118m in unpaid Congestion Charge fees

Foreign diplomats owe over £118.5m in unpaid Congestion Charge Zone (CCZ) fees, according to Transport for London (TfL). Embassies also owe £1.4m in parking-related penalty charge notices (PCNs). The embassies cite the 1961 Vienna... continue

2 Jul 2019Parking Review News
Westminster adopts Videalert as sole enforcement CCTV platform

Westminster adopts Videalert as sole enforcement CCTV platform

Westminster City Council has standardised all its CCTV traffic enforcement systems around a single platform. The council believes its new network of digital HD cameras will generate high quality images, which will minimise discard-rates and thus... continue

2 Jul 2019Parking Review News
IAM RoadSmart Road does not support blanket ban on pavement parking

IAM RoadSmart Road does not support blanket ban on pavement parking

A blanket ban on pavement parking could lead to a need for thousands of new car parking spaces that towns and cities are simply not equipped to provide, warns road safety final IAM RoadSmart. The House of Commons Transport Committee launched an enquiry into pavement... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News
Private parking data requests surge by a fifth, says RAC Foundation

Private parking data requests surge by a fifth, says RAC Foundation

The number of penalty tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has increased by more than a million in just 12 months, the RAC Foundation suggests based on the latest figures. The RAC Foundation’s analysis of DVLA data for the financial year 2018-19... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News

Support for a Cambridge congestion charge

About a third of commuters support the use of a congestion charge to end gridlock on Cambridge’s roads. Five thousand people took part in a month-long survey organised by the Greater Cambridge Partnership (GCP), which decides how to spend government money on infrastructure in Cambridge and... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News

Welsh AMs steer clear of workplace parking levy

A workplace parking levy (WPL) for Newport and Cardiff was conspicuous by its absence when Welsh Assembly Members debated alternatives to the M4 Relief Road, a week after the proposed new road was formally cancelled. John Griffiths, Labour AM for Newport East, suggested greater promotion of car... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News

MSPs support parking levy

The Scottish Parliament’s rural economy and connectivity committee has approved an amendment to the Transport (Scotland) Bill, which will give councils a discretionary power to implement a workplace parking levy (WPL). Councils will have the power to levy a tax on employers for each parking... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News
Blue Badge eligibility rules revised

Blue Badge eligibility rules revised

People in England with ‘hidden disabilities’ such as dementia, autism and anxiety disorders could be eligible for Blue Badge... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News
Welsh pavement rules to be reviewed

Welsh pavement rules to be reviewed

The Welsh Government has signalled its willingness to tackle motorists who park on pavements. Motorists who park on pavements with no... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News
House of Commons Transport Committee investigates pavement parking

House of Commons Transport Committee investigates pavement parking

There has been massive interest in an inquiry by MPs into the problem of pavement parking. Over 430 pieces of written evidence have been submitted to the House of Commons Transport Select Committee’s inquiry into pavement parking. The MPs are supplementing... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News

Mayor of London releases £6m for new Low Emission Neighbourhoods

The Mayor of London’s Air Quality Fund will support 15 schemes designed to improve the capital’s air quality. The schemes include initiatives to cut pollution from river craft and construction machinery, as well as establishing hundreds of car free and pedestrianisation schemes. Four... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News

BPA prepares for new president

John McArdle will begin his term of office as president of the British Parking Association on the 16 July, which sees the BPA council, annual general meeting and Presidential Reception all take place in London. McArdle’s career has included working as a parking manager in the public and... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News
ParkVia expands marketing team

ParkVia expands marketing team

Airport parking booking specialist ParkVia has appointed three recruits into its marketing team. With plans to... continue

1 Jul 2019Parking Review News
£6.8m for station bike parking

£6.8m for station bike parking

The Department for Transport will make £6.8m available for improving commuter cycling facilities at rail... continue

9 Jul 2019Parking Review News

TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS

© 2019 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved

Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7959

Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855

Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861

Events & Conference Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865

Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise