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Passport hires Karpovich to lead mergers and acquisitions

Passport hires Karpovich to lead mergers and acquisitions

Igor Karpovich has joined Passport, a US-based mobile payments provider working in the parking and transportation industry. Karpovich has been named chief corporate... continue

20 Jun 2018Parking Review News
AppyParking appoints mapping and mobility experts

AppyParking appoints mapping and mobility experts

AppyParking, the kerbside management platform, has added Ben Boutcher-West and Minesh Naran to its team. Ben Boutcher-West is AppyParking’s new head of mobility, a role that will see him... continue

20 Jun 2018Parking Review News
Smart Parking earnings increase

Smart Parking earnings increase

Australian parking technology and management company Smart Parking has reported an increase in earnings, including an... continue

1 Jun 2018Parking Review News
IPS joins Northern Power House

IPS joins Northern Power House

International Parking Systems (UK) is completing its first year of operations by moving into new, larger premises in... continue

1 Jun 2018Parking Review News
APT Controls operation rebranded as SWARCO UK

APT Controls operation rebranded as SWARCO UK

APT Controls has changed its name to SWARCO UK. The parking system supplier is owned by the Austrian traffic technology group SWARCO, which is rationalising its legal entities as... continue

1 Jun 2018Parking Review News

Conduent makes Fortune 500 list

Conduent Incorporated has been recognised as a member of the Fortune 500, a ranking of America’s largest companies after just one year of operation. Companies on the list are ranked by Fortune Magazine according to their total revenue for the prior year. Conduent debuted at #466 with $6.02... continue

25 May 2018Parking Review News

Parking fees to vanish from all Welsh hospitals this year
Mark Moran

Hospital car parking will finally become free at all Welsh hospitals by the end of the year a decade after the Welsh Government announced this as its policy. The free hospital parking policy was announced by the then Welsh Health Minister Edwina Hart in March 2008. Most hospitals scrapped parking... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News

Aberdeen has processed no parking appeals since January
Patrick McDonnell

Aberdeen City Council has processed no penalty charge notice appeals this year, citing a backlog of cases caused by a high volume of appeals as the reason. None of more than 2,289 PCN appeals received between 1 January and 20 May had been dealt with, the council revealed to a Freedom of Information... continue

20 Jun 2018Parking Review News

Coventry City Council defends its Restricted Parking Zone
Mark Moran

Coventry City Council is standing by a city centre parking control scheme that was criticised by the chief adjudicator of the Traffic Penalty Tribunal (TPT). The tribunal upheld a group of appeals by drivers who said a lack of signs and double yellow lines within the city centre Restricted Parking... continue

2 Jun 2018Parking Review News

Highways England retains JBW Group to recover unpaid Dart Charge PCNs

Highways England has awarded JBW group a new three-year contract for the recovery of unpaid penalties issued to drivers not paying to use the Dartford Crossing. JBW Group has been collecting these debts since the launch of the Dart Charge scheme in November 2014. It has now selected as one of two... continue

1 Jun 2018Parking Review News
Brighton & Hove boosts school run parking patrols

Brighton & Hove boosts school run parking patrols
Patrick McDonnell

Brighton & Hove City Council has approved additional civil enforcement officers (CEOs) to patrol the roads around schools during drop-off and... continue

31 May 2018Parking Review News

Mersey Gateway needs to specify cost of toll in order, rules traffic penalty adjudicator
Mark Moran

The order regulating the Mersey Gateway Bridge has been revised following a decision by the Traffic Penalty Tribunal (TPT), which hears appeals from drivers issued with penalties for non-payment of tolls. Charges for crossing the bridge are collected online or via phone rather than at traditional... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News
Parking guru Shoup edits new book

Parking guru Shoup edits new book

Donald Shoup, the US academic widely regarded as the world’s leading thinker on parking issues, is the editor of a new book... continue

2 Jun 2018Parking Review News
International Parking Community launches local authority forum

International Parking Community launches local authority forum

The International Parking Community (IPC) has held the first of its new quarterly forums for local authority parking managers. The forum’s members include county, metropolitan and district authorities, including Birmingham City Council,... continue

2 Jun 2018Parking Review News

Ealing hopes permit changes will deliver greener borough

Ealing Council is to discuss revising the pricing of residents’ parking permits to encourage the adoption of environmentally-friendly travel while deterring polluting vehicles. The parking permit reforms are proposed in a new transport strategy to be discussed by the West London... continue

2 Jun 2018Parking Review News
Transport Scotland survey reveals 83% want pavement parking banned

Transport Scotland survey reveals 83% want pavement parking banned

There appears to be overwhelming support for a footway parking ban in Scotland, a report published by Transport Scotland suggests. The Improving Parking in Scotland report considers the views of stakeholders and individuals who answered a series of questions on... continue

2 Jun 2018Parking Review News

Private Member's Bill proposing free hospital parking to get second reading

A Private Member’s Bill seeking to prohibit charging for car parking at NHS hospitals for patients, staff and visitors in England will receive its second reading in the House of Commons on 15 June.  The Hospital Car Parking Charges (Abolition) Bill 2017-19, sponsored by Robert Halton MP,... continue

2 Jun 2018Parking Review News
DfT unveils plan to keep Kent moving during Channel disruption

DfT unveils plan to keep Kent moving during Channel disruption
Mark Moran

Plans to improve overnight lorry parking and to ease traffic... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News
New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK

New laws pave way for remote control parking in the UK
Mark Moran

Drivers will be able to use remote control parking on... continue

21 May 2018Parking Review News

Park Assist adds Murray to European team

Ross Murray has joined Park Assist as a project manager, Europe, based in the United Kingdom (UK).  His background includes full-time military service in the Australian Army followed by ten years’ work in the civil, commercial, infrastructure and fit out construction sectors. Murray... continue

1 Jun 2018Parking Review News

Phoenix's Caddy joins board of High Court Enforcement Officers Association

Paul Caddy, managing director of Phoenix Commercial Collections, has been elected to the board of the High Court Enforcement Officers Association (HCEOA). Caddy became an Authorised High Court Enforcement Officer in 2010, and has worked in debt recovery for 30 years. He spent 10 years on the... continue

1 Jun 2018Parking Review News

Coates joins SolutionsLab

Dave Coates has joined parking systems provider SolutionsLab as its business systems manager. The Hove-based company supplies the GoANPR, PermitShop.uk, PaymyPCN.net, Tap2Park and UCS debt recovery & fully managed litigation solution. Coates was previously head of sales and development at... continue

1 Jun 2018Parking Review News
Lennard confirmed as DVLA's new chief executive

Lennard confirmed as DVLA's new chief executive

Julie Lennard has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA), a role she has filled on an interim basis since March.  Lennard is the... continue

1 Jun 2018Parking Review News
New car park opens at Market Harborough station

New car park opens at Market Harborough station

A 300-space car park opened to the public at Market Harborough station in Leicestershire on the Midland Main Line on 18 June. The opening of new car park has enabled the existing one to... continue

20 Jun 2018Parking Review News

St Helens Junction parking expanded

Park & ride facilities at St Helens Junction station have been expanded and improved by Merseytravel.  A new car park that opened on 14 May saw the number of bays available at the station go up from 66 to 240. The increased car parking spaces have built on Merseytravel land and the current... continue

2 Jun 2018Parking Review News

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