Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property 2017 8 June: 15 Hatfields, London Parking & Property is the only annual event dedicated to off-street parking. Over the past 7 years the conference has provided... continue

15 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
Uber self-driving cars back on road after Arizona crash

Uber self-driving cars back on road after Arizona crash

Uber Technologies has restarted its self-driving car trials just days after one of its autonomous vehicles was involved in a crash in Arizona, USA. The company has resumed autonomous vehicle (AV) testing in Tempe,... continue

28 Mar 2017Parking Review News
LGA calls for nationwide parking ban

LGA calls for nationwide parking ban

Mark Moran

Laws allowing local authorities to ban pavement parking in London should be rolled out across the country... continue

28 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Transport minister defends DVLA's relationship with private parking sector

Transport minister defends DVLA's relationship with private parking sector

Mark Moran

Transport minister Andrew Jones publicly defended he relationship between... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

High Court tells Nottingham to amend bus gate signage

Nottingham City Council will have change signage on a bus lane after a High Court judge ruled the signs on the street were unclear. Around 11,000 drivers have been penalised for driving through the bus gate on Shakespeare Street. However, the council says that the judgment will not imvolve it... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Google Maps parking location reminder feature upgraded

Google Maps parking location reminder feature upgraded

Patrick McDonnell

Google has upgraded its a feature that enables people... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Bradford parking fee rise halted by opposition councillors

Patrick McDonnell

Conservative opposition councillors in Bradford have forced a halt to the Labour council’s plan to increase city centre car parking charge time. On Tuesday 7 March the ruling Labour executive decided to extend the hours that motorists have to pay to use the on-street parking in the city... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Stand and deliver! Could parcel drones and droids could trigger the return of the highwayman?

Stand and deliver! Could parcel drones and droids could trigger the return of the highwayman?

David Jinks

Back in the 18th Century highwaymen such as Dick Turpin regularly robbed mail coaches, now a... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review Opinion
Volvo selects TomTom digital map for autonomous driving trials

Volvo selects TomTom digital map for autonomous driving trials

Mark Moran

Volvo Cars Corporation has selected TomTom’s digital... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Cost of motoring has risen 10% in last year

Cost of motoring has risen 10% in last year

Mark Moran

New research indicates that the cost of motoring has risen by more than 10% in the last year.   The study by automotive... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Taxi driver who assaulted parking attendant receives suspended sentence

Patrick McDonnell

A taxi driver who attacked a parking attendant outside a Carlisle hospital has been jailed has received a suspended jail sentence and lost his taxi license. Wayne Hewiston assaulted a parking attendant outside Carlisle’s Cumberland Infirmary last December. The attendant was patrolling the... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Parking fines for Bournemouth Airport approach road

Patrick McDonnell

Dorset County Council is introducing a £70 parking fine to curb motorists collecting or dropping off passengers on a road leading to Bournemouth Airport. The council is bringing in a Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) for Parley Lane on 21 April. The local authority said it hoped that the TRO... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Wiltshire Council spends £25,000 upgrading parking machines to accept new £1 coin

Patrick McDonnell

Wiltshire Council has spent £25,000 converting parking machines in car parks across the county to accept the new 12-sided £1 coins. The lighter and larger £1 coin is being introduced across the country on 28 March in a bid to prevent counterfeiting. The change has required that... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Community trust wants to create a car park for visitors heading to Isle of Skye landmark

Community trust wants to create a car park for visitors heading to Isle of Skye landmark

Patrick McDonnell

A community on the Isle of Skye is planning to create a new car park to cope with a... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Sheffield hopes online system will speed up parking permit process

Mark Moran

Sheffield City Council has launched a virtual permit system for parking. The system went live on 21 March. The first services to go paperless were resident permits, individual business permits and green permits. Visitor, business pool and trade and utility parking permits will be available online... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Royal Berkshire Hospital to trial park & ride scheme

Mark Moran

A park & ride scheme is being trialled in a bid to alleviate traffic congestion around a hospital in the centre of Reading. The P&R service will run between the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading and a site near junction 11 of the M4. It will cost passengers £2 for a single and... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Barnet issues over £12,000 in fines for littering

Mark Moran

Barnet Council has issued over 2,400 fixed penalty notices (FPNs), worth around £12,000, for littering offences since last summer. The north London local authority’s latest enforcement action to tackle environmental crime has seen 28 individuals ordered to pay £430 each for... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Barnet warns residents about fake PCN emails

Mark Moran

Barnet Council in London is warning residents following fake e-mails that appear contain penalty charge notices (PCNs). The council does not send PCNs by email and residents are being advised not to click on any links that may take them to suspicious websites. The e-mails started to appear on 20... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Barnet cracks down on Blue Badge abuse

Mark Moran

Barnet Council’s counter-fraud team seized lost, stolen and counterfeit Bkue Badges during a one-day action. Officers from the north London council’s Corporate Anti-Fraud Team (CAFT) carried out spot checks on 78 cars displaying Blue Badges while parked in the Hendon area on 23... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Bury council urges drivers not to abuse the Blue Badge scheme

Mark Moran

Motorists in Bury are being warned not to abuse Blue Badge permits which aim to provide convenient parking for those with impaired mobility. The reminder follows the prosecution of seven people at Bury Magistrates Court on 7 March for displaying Blue Badges when the badge holders were not present.... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Looking4Transfers expands Ryanair partnership to provide airport transfers in Italy

Mark Moran

Purple Parking subsidiary Looking4Transfers has expanded its relationship with Ryanair to provide customers with transfers to and from some of the busiest airports in Italy. Yorkshire-based Looking4Transfers is an international airport transfers booking agent. It is quickly becoming the market... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

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