Edinburgh council plans city-wide electric vehicle charging zones

Edinburgh council plans city-wide electric vehicle charging zones

Patrick McDonnell

Strategic charging zones for electric vehicles could be rolled out across Edinburgh as part of the city’s first Electric Vehicle Action Plan.  The zonal approach to charging hubs are... continue

7 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News
Start spreading the news

Start spreading the news

Paul Nicholls

We are passionate about parking annual reports at Brighton & Hove... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Opinion
Fast online appeals management is here... and it works

Fast online appeals management is here... and it works

Iain Worrall

Historically, the Traffic Penalty Tribunal (TPT)... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Features
P is for PATROL, parking and partnership

P is for PATROL, parking and partnership

Louise Hutchinson

Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London (PATROL) has 310 member local authorities from across England and Wales.... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Features
PATROL: Preparing for tomorrow’s parking world

PATROL: Preparing for tomorrow’s parking world

Cllr Jamie Macrae

The principal objective of PATROL (Parking and Traffic Regulation Outside London) is to provide independent adjudication to its member... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Features
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Let’s look to the future

Let’s look to the future

Caroline Sheppard

When I was interviewed in 1992 to be the very first parking adjudicator... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Features
Why do we charge for parking?

Why do we charge for parking?

Nick Lester-Davies

The economics of parking are very complex because we are at the interface between what... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Opinion
Independent Appeals Service reviews year of challenges to PCNs issued  on private land

Independent Appeals Service reviews year of challenges to PCNs issued on private land

Almost 17,500 appeals against parking charges issued on private land were heard by the Independent Appeals Service (IAS) last year. The service provides motorists with independent redress in matters concerning the issue of a private parking charge by members of the International Parking Community’s Approved Operator Scheme. The appeals... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review News
The International Parking Community sets out its vision for the future

The International Parking Community sets out its vision for the future

Parking operators are increasingly engaging with motorists in the digital domain, and this is something that their representative bodies will also have to do. This was a key message delivered by the International Parking Community (IPC) at its 2017 annual conference.  IPC... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Features
Is security being sidelined in smart parking services?

Is security being sidelined in smart parking services?

Ken Munro

Smart parking aims to make finding and paying for a... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Opinion
Cornwall Council switches to JustPark

Cornwall Council switches to JustPark

Mark Moran

Phone parking services at Cornwall Council car parks will be provided by JustPark. The council said that the... continue

7 Dec 2017Parking Review News

The future of integrated public-private mobility services through city partnerships

Three new mobility services can improve the movement of urban inhabitants, according to research conducted by the Coalition for Urban Transitions & McKinsey Center for Business and Environment, in an initiative to support decision makers in ensuring that city action is linked to broader... continue

6 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News
Drones to assist with traffic, environmental and pollution monitoring in new challenge

Drones to assist with traffic, environmental and pollution monitoring in new challenge

A new drone challenge has been launched in the UK that will work with five cities to explore if and how drone technology could be used to support local needs. The Flying High Challenge, run by innovation foundation Nesta together with Innovate UK, will consider how drones could assist cities with their emergency services, buildings... continue

6 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News

Exmouth Town Hall car park opened to public

A car park adjacent to Exmouth Town Hall has been made available to the general public. Previously, use of the car park was restricted on weekdays to people visiting the town hall. However, following refurbishment works, East Devon District Council (EDDC) has made the 31-space car park available... continue

4 Dec 2017Parking Review News

Free Christmas parking for Caerphilly shoppers

Caerphilly Council in south Wales will offer free parking for two hours to shoppers in the run-up to Christmas to encourage them to use the town centre. The free parking scheme, which also prevents motorists returning for two hours after their time is up, has been implemented previously. Traders... continue

4 Dec 2017Parking Review News

New parking charges in Hereford city centre

Pay & display machines have been installed on some streets in Hereford city centre. Herefordshire Council said the use of machines would encourage increased walking, cycling and bus use. Parking charges of 50p for up to half an hour and £1 for up to an hour. Disabled Blue Badge holders... continue

4 Dec 2017Parking Review News
Lancashire appoints Chargemaster to install 150 points

Lancashire appoints Chargemaster to install 150 points

Mark Moran

Chargemaster is to install 150 new electric vehicle... continue

29 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Chargemaster wins £2m Nottingham electric vehicle charging point contract

Chargemaster wins £2m Nottingham electric vehicle charging point contract

Mark Moran

Chargemaster has been awarded a £2m contract by Nottingham City... continue

29 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Over 6m PCNs could be issued on private land, warns RAC Foundation

Over 6m PCNs could be issued on private land, warns RAC Foundation

Mark Moran

The DVLA sold 1,429,703 vehicle keeper records to the private... continue

28 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Thatcham Research offers guidance on preventing thefts of keyless cars

Thatcham Research offers guidance on preventing thefts of keyless cars

Mark Moran

The on-going spate of vehicle thefts exploiting keyless entry systems... continue

28 Nov 2017Parking Review News

Parkopedia to supply parking services to Toyota Entune and Lexus Enform app suites

Mark Moran

Parking service provider Parkopedia has been selected by Toyota and Lexus to provide an in-car parking service via the Toyota Entune and Lexus Enform App Suites. The in-car parking service, which will launch in early 2018, will feature information on over 20m off-street parking spaces across the... continue

28 Nov 2017Parking Review Products & Services

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