Transport projects to benefit from £1.7bn Transforming Cities Fund

Transport projects to benefit from £1.7bn Transforming Cities Fund

Deniz Huseyin

A £1.7bn Transforming Cities Fund to improve transport links and promote local growth within city regions was announced today by the government. This will include a £250m project to... continue

20 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Budget: Chancellor challenged by Labour to increase investment in the North

Lee Baker

Labour will judge the success of today's Budget on whether it starts "levelling up" investment in the North of England to match spending per head in London. Rebecca Long-Bailey, shadow business secretary, told The Guardian that an emphasis on industrial strategy was right, and the 'northern... continue

22 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
21 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Mouchel Traffic Support rebranded following WSP acquisition

Mark Moran

Parking enforcement software supplier Mouchel Traffic Support has been re-branded as WSP Traffic Support. The new name is part the integration of Mouchel business units into the WSP Global group. Traffic Support has been working in the enforcement market for over 15 years. Its core service is the... continue

21 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Children get free weekend travel on Brighton & Hove Buses until Christmas

Children get free weekend travel on Brighton & Hove Buses until Christmas

For five weekends in the run-up to Christmas Brighton & Hove Buses is offering free bus journeys to up to three children under the age of 16 or Bus ID holders who are accompanied by an adult The bus company hopes the offer will help reduce congestion caused by cars at such a busy time... continue

21 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Strong support for more investment in cycling, Bike Life reports show

Strong support for more investment in cycling, Bike Life reports show

Deniz Huseyin

A survey of seven UK cities has revealed that 75% of residents want... continue

20 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Welsh councils generate £37.4m from parking, says RAC Foundation

Mark Moran

Local authorities in Wales made a combined surplus of £14m on parking activities in the last financial year, according to an analysis undertaken for the RAC Foundation. The figure for 2016-17 was 1.4% higher than the £13.8m surplus made in 2015-16. The rise was the fourth consecutive... continue

17 Nov 2017Parking Review News

Study to establish feasibility of electric vehicle charge points in North Wales

Mark Moran

The feasibility of creating a network of electric vehicle charging points in North Wales is being studied. Transport and energy consultancy Cenex has been appointed by Cadwyn Clwyd, a Rural Development Agency and Wrexham County Borough Council (WCBC), to determine how charge points could be rolled... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Loughborough council sites receive safer parking and disabled parking awards

Loughborough council sites receive safer parking and disabled parking awards

Mark Moran

All five council-run car parks in Loughborough town centre have secured the... continue

17 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Parking system that rewards drivers of low emission cars makes finals of National Air Quality Awards

Parking system that rewards drivers of low emission cars makes finals of National Air Quality Awards

Mark Moran

A car park payment system that gives drivers of less polluting vehicles cheaper parking is among... continue

17 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Parkeon and Cale enter merger negotiations

Parkeon and Cale enter merger negotiations

Mark Moran

Parking system manufacturers Parkeon and Cale have entered into exclusive negotiations that could bring about their... continue

17 Nov 2017Parking Review News
National Infrastructure Commission calls for major investment in transport links between Oxford and Cambridge

National Infrastructure Commission calls for major investment in transport links between Oxford and Cambridge

Mark Moran

Improving local transport connections between Oxford and Cambridge could lead to the creation of both new... continue

17 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Bailiff companies develop app that enables debtors to manage their accounts

Mark Moran

Civil enforcement agents owned by Capita have jointly launched a new app that will enable debtors to manage their accounts. The Debtor Application allows people with debts being collected by Equita and Ross & Roberts to access their account and make payments securely. Customers will also... continue

16 Nov 2017Parking Review Products & Services
ParkCloud signs deal with Eindhoven Airport

ParkCloud signs deal with Eindhoven Airport

Mark Moran

Online parking reservation provider ParkCloud has signed partnership with Eindhoven Airport in the... continue

16 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Transport for the North to get new transport spending powers

Transport for the North to get new transport spending powers

Mark Moran

Legislation that will make Transport for the North (TfN)... continue

16 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Transport Committee investigates rail infrastructure funding

Transport Committee investigates rail infrastructure funding

Patrick McDonnell

The House of Commons Transport Committee has launched an... continue

14 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
London Overground celebrates a decade of service

London Overground celebrates a decade of service

Patrick McDonnell

London Overground has celebrated its first decade of successful operations. The operation, which is the third largest rail operator in the UK,... continue

14 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
DfT consults on expanding Community Rail Partnerships

DfT consults on expanding Community Rail Partnerships

Patrick McDonnell

A scheme that enables local communities to adopt... continue

14 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Transport Committee to explore potential of Mobility as a Service

Transport Committee to explore potential of Mobility as a Service

Mark Moran

The House of Commons Transport Committee is to look at how... continue

14 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Mapping apprenticeships to build parking people’s skills

Mapping apprenticeships to build parking people’s skills

Mark Moran

Apprenticeships for the parking industry are being... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Features

PayByPhone lands in Jersey

Mark Moran

The PayByPhone app has been launched in Jersey car parks as an alternative to paycards and season tickets. The app covers the Green Street and Pier Road car parks in St Helier. States of Jersey infrastructure minister Eddie Noel said that the new app, which is free to download, offers islanders... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review Products & Services

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