TfL proposes £750 minimum fee for workplace parking levy

Andrew Forster

London Boroughs developing workplace parking levy (WPL) schemes should set the charge at a minimum of £750 per space per year, according to new draft guidance... continue

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2 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News
Let's be positive about careers in parking, says new BPA president John McArdle

Let's be positive about careers in parking, says new BPA president John McArdle

John McArdle was inaugurated as president of the British Parking Association (BPA) at a reception that took place at the House of Commons Terrace overlooking the River Thames on 16 July. After taking over from outgoing BPA president Zulfi Ali, McArdle outlined his intention to encourage and improve diversity and... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Features
BPA publishes Traffic Regulation Orders guide

BPA publishes Traffic Regulation Orders guide

Self-driving cars, parking apps and ride-share services are poised to dramatically change how people use the road and transport network for work, shopping and leisure. Autonomous... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Features
A prescription for better hospital parking

A prescription for better hospital parking

Simon Jarvis

Hospital parking is an incredibly sensitive issue, and one that receives considerable negative press, particularly when... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Opinion
Hospital parking: A transport consultant’s diagnosis

Hospital parking: A transport consultant’s diagnosis

Ian Bewick

The topic of parking at hospitals is never far from... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Opinion
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The University of Bradford has adopted virtual parking permits

The University of Bradford has adopted virtual parking permits

The University of Bradford has a city centre campus where parking is a commodity in short supply. The university has nearly 9,000 students and over 1,600 members of staff. However, the campus has just 820 parking spaces provided at six car parks,... continue

10 Aug 2019Parking Review Features
Drivers like in-car parking technology, Aviva survey finds

Drivers like in-car parking technology, Aviva survey finds

Making parking easier is the main reason that most drivers use vehicle technology, reveals a survey conducted by insurance company Aviva. The Car Drivers survey also gauged people’s opinions on the use of dash-cams, mobile... continue

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Is the energy transition moving fast enough? The jury is out...

Is the energy transition moving fast enough? The jury is out...

Juliana O'Rourke

Is the energy transition moving fast enough to meet climate... continue

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7 Aug 2019Local Transport Today News
Sport England and Royal College of GPs launch Active Practice Charter

Sport England and Royal College of GPs launch Active Practice Charter

Sport England and Royal College of GPs (RCGP) launch Active Practice Charter. The aim is to 'inspire and celebrate GP practices that are taking steps to increase activity in their patients and staff'. With one in four people saying they would be more active if it... continue

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Ashton-under-Lyne phone parking scheme scrapped

A phone parking payment system introduced in Ashton-under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, at the end of last year has been scrapped after traders complained it was affecting business.  Tameside Council said that, having looked at all the evidence and listened to feedback, it had decided to end the... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Free parking piloted in Paisley town centre

Motorists can now park in six of Paisley town centre's car parks without being charged for the first three hours of their stay. Renfrewshire Council has introduced the ‘Free for Three’ discount scheme assess the impact of parking concessions on local trade. The six-month pilot will... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Call to improve enforcement of Blue Badge scheme

The enforcement of the Blue Badge scheme by local authorities should be made a statutory obligation, recommends a report on improving accessibility for disabled graduates by the think-tank Demos.  The report authors also want to see disabled people’s organisations involved in the... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Disabled woman wants extra time when using town centre car park

A woman is challenging the way in which private parking companies charge disabled and non-disabled people exactly the same for the period of time they park. Claire Withnall, 36, was left severely disabled after a stroke. She told BBC Radio 4’s consumer programme You and Yours that it was... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Glasgow schools aim to lower vehicle pollution

Glasgow schools aim to lower vehicle pollution

Schools near Glasgow have been monitoring air quality as part of a project aiming to reduce the levels of pollution emitted by vehicles as they drop off and collect... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Croydon set to expand School Streets scheme

Croydon Council is set to expand its programme of creating School Streets, pedestrian zones that operate during the school run period. Up to eight new School Streets could be introduced after the idea received nearly 70% positive feedback in a public consultation. The scheme would cover 12 schools,... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Croydon offers discounted permits to environmentally friendly vehicles

Croydon Council is proposing to introduce a parking permit scheme encouraging motorists to switch to environmentally friendly vehicles.  Under the south London council’s plans, drivers with the least polluting vehicles would be offered significant discounts for residential parking... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News
Free buses help wardens tackle poor parking

Free buses help wardens tackle poor parking

Newport City Council’s new civil enforcement officers are being given free bus travel as they tackle street parking violations. The south Wales council clampdown... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Richmond to hire more civil enforcement officers

The London Borough of Richmond is recruiting extra civil enforcement officers (CEOs) to ensure compliance with parking and anti-idling rules. The decision, which was made on 22 July, will see an extra 18 CEOs deployed across the west London council’s controlled parking zones (CPZs), six level... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

Redbridge seeks new head of parking

The London Borough of Redbridge is recruiting a new head of parking, a role that pay up to £79,000 plus benefits. The east London council runs 18 car parks and operates a decriminalised parking enforcement regime for on-street parking.  The new head of parking will oversee extension of a... continue

5 Aug 2019Parking Review News

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