15 Aug 2018Parking Review News
Hospital parking needs sensitive treatment

Hospital parking needs sensitive treatment

The issue of parking within hospitals evokes strong emotions and seems to be constantly in the news. Finding a balance between meeting the cost of delivering a service... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Features
Northampton General Hospital adopts PayByPhone service

Northampton General Hospital adopts PayByPhone service

Northampton Hospital is allowing members of the public using its car parks to skip the pay & display machines and purchase parking via their phones instead. “Patients and visitors started enquiring about... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Features
9 Aug 2018Parking Review Features
Leeds' university parking team is top of the class

Leeds' university parking team is top of the class

Majid Khan

With 34,000 students and a staff of 8,000, the University of Leeds is one of the largest centres of higher education in the UK and the third largest employer in the city. Covering a square mile and... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Features
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Let's make the Blue Badge reforms work

Let's make the Blue Badge reforms work

Helen Dolphin

On 29 July the Department for Transport (DfT) released its Blue Badge consultation: summary of responses and... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Opinion
It's time to make transport truly inclusive

It's time to make transport truly inclusive

Helen Dolphin

The Department for Transport (DfT) has set out its Inclusive Transport Strategy (ITS), which aims to improve accessibility for... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Opinion

Kent truckstop to expand

Ashford Borough Council in Kent says it is taking a pro-active approach to ease illegal lorry parking and congestion by approving plans to develop Waterbrook Park, a 140-acre site near junction 10 of the M20. Ashford International Truckstop will double in size to allow overnight parking for up to... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review News

‘No-deal’ Brexit could cause gridlock, warns Dover council

Patrick McDonnell

A no-deal Brexit could see the M20 in Kent become an almost permanent 13-mile long lorry park, Dover District Council has warned in its assessment of plans being made by the Highways Agency. The assessment by Dover council has expressed concern over how ports would cope with a potential... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review News
Empty parking spaces can be turned into a steady income stream

Empty parking spaces can be turned into a steady income stream

Sarah Calvert

In recent years we have been on a rollercoaster ride of... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review Opinion
New look for Marylebone’s Moderne car park

New look for Marylebone’s Moderne car park

The car park serving an inter-war apartment building in Westminster, London has been refurbished. Dorset House is a block of 185 upmarket flats built in Marylebone... continue

9 Aug 2018Parking Review News

Towards a new Future of Mobility – understanding key trends

Last month, the Governement launched the first stages of its Future of Mobility Grand Challenge, declaring that the UK is on the cusp of 'a profound change in how we move people, goods and services around our towns, cities and countryside...driven by extraordinary innovation in engineering,... continue

6 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Off-airport parking operator misled customers

A director of an off-airport parking company admitted misleading travellers using Gatwick Airport who thought they paid for their cars to be stored securely. Instead vehicles booked in with Best Meet and Greet were left in public car parks and fields. West Sussex County Council’s Trading... continue

3 Aug 2018Parking Review News

Blue Badge eligibility extended

The DfT is extending the Blue Badge scheme for parking in England so that more people with ‘invisible’ health problems, such as autism and mental health problems, can apply. The criteria will extend eligibility to people who: cannot undertake a journey without there being a risk of... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Hackney removes parking spaces

The London Borough of Hackney is inviting local people to nominate on-street parking spaces that can be converted to ‘parklets’ with planters, benches and even games. Successful applicants will be able to access grants of up to £150 to transform the space. The trial will support... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

Merton studies parking levy

The London Borough of Merton is exploring a workplace parking levy as a way of funding transport improvements.  Merton principal transport planner Chris Chowns told councillors a levy could support “an accelerated local implementation plan [LIP] investment programme, including... continue

3 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News

P&D machines destroyed and stolen in Weston-super-Mare

Patrick McDonnell

North Somerset has installed security features in parking machines after thefts and vandals attacks in Weston-super-Mare in recent weeks. Several pay-and-display machines have been targeted in the seaside resort, with cash stolen and machines also damaged or removed completely. A council... continue

2 Aug 2018Parking Review News
Wandsworth expands cashless parking provision

Wandsworth expands cashless parking provision

Wandsworth Council is rolling out almost 800 new cashless and contactless pay & display across the borough, starting this month. The London council has ordered around 590 new... continue

2 Aug 2018Parking Review Products & Services
2 Aug 2018Local Transport Today News
People with 'hidden disabilities' will qualify for Blue Badges, says DfT

People with 'hidden disabilities' will qualify for Blue Badges, says DfT

People with hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions will be given access to Blue Badges, the Department for Transport has confirmed. The Blue Badge scheme already means those with physical disabilities can park closer to their destination than other drivers,... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Parking company withdraws PCN issued to ambulance

Video footage of an ambulance being issued with a parking charge notice for stopping on double-yellow lines at a supermarket has sparked a debate on social media. The North West Ambulance Service ambulance was issued at a Tesco supermarket in Northwich, Cheshire. A video, filmed by a member of the... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

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