New Worcestershire station will help to remove traffic from the county’s main roads

New Worcestershire station will help to remove traffic from the county’s main roads

Worcestershire’s first new railway station in over 100 years is opening next weekend. The station will help to remove traffic from the county’s main roads and motorways. Currently, many commuters drive the entire journey to London or... continue

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Boost for cashless parking across the rail network

Boost for cashless parking across the rail network

RingGo, a leading phone parking solution, is boosting its partnerships with train operators in order to boost cashless payments across the rail network.  RingGo is working with South Western... continue

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Loss turns into profit in Sunderland

Deniz Huseyin

Sunderland City Council has revealed how it turned a £205,359 parking deficit into a £1,044,984 surplus between 2014-15 and 2017-18. The figures were released after a Freedom of Information request from the Sunderland Echo newspaper. The council said it has made a profit of £2.5m... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News

North Essex Parking Partnership agrees to fund 18 schemes

An investment of £1m into 18 new parking projects has been given provisional approval by the North Essex Parking Partnership (NEPP) Joint Parking Committee. The decision on 9 January comes after NEPP’s partner authorities submitted bids for 23 projects to be funded from the... continue

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JustPark takes over in Northern Ireland

JustPark takes over in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure (DfI) has changed its cashless parking provider for on-street and off-street parking from Parkmobile... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review News
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Shopping for answers on retail parking

Shopping for answers on retail parking

Shopping is becoming a consumer experience, which means car parks provide customers with the vital first and last impression of a shopping centre. This... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Features
A road map to tomorrow

A road map to tomorrow

Paul Moorby OBE

The future is arriving fast. During 2019 we saw local councils... continue

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Watford is virtually streets ahead

Watford is virtually streets ahead

Located to the north of London, Watford is a popular commuting area for the capital. It is now one of the UK’s top 20 UK shopping... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Features
Learning new approaches

Learning new approaches

With just 450 parking spaces spread across 62 car parks for more than 7,000 staff, the... continue

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Heedful app aims to reduce risk of vehicle crime

Heedful app aims to reduce risk of vehicle crime

With an average of 380 vehicles stolen daily in the UK, theft related insurance claims have more than doubled in the last three years. A new community-based app has been developed to assist... continue

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Sheffield updates terminal estate with Flowbird

Sheffield updates terminal estate with Flowbird

Sheffield City Council has completed a project to modernise and rationalise its parking estate with the installation of new contactless parking terminals. A total of 193 solar-powered... continue

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Data will drive automation

Data will drive automation

Jonny Combe

Cashless parking technology is surging, but more work lies ahead before... continue

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SNAP launches truck parking solution in Germany

SNAP launches truck parking solution in Germany

A cashless payment technology developed specifically for truck parking is being launched in Germany. SNAP Account’s Depot Parking System uses a driver’s licence plate number... continue

10 Feb 2020Parking Review Products & Services
Technology not tests is key to keeping older drivers safe, says RAC Foundation

Technology not tests is key to keeping older drivers safe, says RAC Foundation

Offering higher levels of intuitive in-car technology to older drivers is likely to be more helpful in keeping them safe on the road than any system of mass retesting. There are already 5.5 million driving licence holders in Britain aged 70 or over. This is 41% more than the 3.9 million licence holders in the... continue

7 Feb 2020Parking Review News
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EV cables on footways ‘may be necessary for CO2 emergency’

Andrew Forster

The public may have to accept electric vehicle charging cables running across footpaths as a consequence of council climate emergency declarations, a London borough has suggested.  The London Borough of Hounslow is to consult on a pilot scheme allowing residents with on-street parking to trail... continue

7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News

Electric buses ‘not suited to rural life’

Electric buses may be difficult to deploy in rural areas because they are too inflexible, a trial in Wales found. Denbighshire County Council in north Wales was awarded DfT funding in 2017 for four electric buses that would operate in rural parts of the county. The funding was not drawn down,... continue

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S Yorks climate chief will lead attempt to cut travel by 25%

The Sheffield City Region Combined Authority is to appoint a climate change commissioner to lead work on achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2040, including cutting travel demand by 25 per cent by 2030.  The combined authority has employed consultant Ricardo to assess the... continue

7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News

EEH funds climate research

England’s Economic Heartland has commissioned work on a regional approach to transport decarbonisation. The project will be undertaken by the University of Oxford’s Environment Change Institute and DAFNI (the Data and Analytics Facility for National Infrastructure to advance UK... continue

7 Feb 2020Local Transport Today News

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