19 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News
West Midlands to pilot UK’s first multi-modal MaaS app

West Midlands to pilot UK’s first multi-modal MaaS app

Deniz Huseyin

The UK’s first Mobility as a Service (MaaS)... continue

23 Jun 2017Local Transport Today News

ORR must compare subsidy of road and rail freight

Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail manager, Campaign for Better Transport, London N1

The Campaign for Better Transport believes it is inappropriate to allocate fixed costs to specific types of rail traffic (‘Study raises cost of local rail and reveals freight subsidy’ LTT 09 Jun). Furthermore, if the Government is serious about reducing freight’s adverse impacts... continue

23 Jun 2017Local Transport Today Comment
Vehicle speed limiters would make 20mph limits effective

Vehicle speed limiters would make 20mph limits effective

Francis King, Bath BA2

I read Mr Walker’s letter about Bath’s... continue

23 Jun 2017Local Transport Today Comment

NewMotion adds Somerset charge points to its network

NewMotion, a European charge point provider for electric vehicles (EVs), has expanded its network’s footprint to include North Somerset. NewMotion has won a contract from North Somerset Council to convert existing charge points. NewMotion has converted the majority of its existing public and... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Liverpool John Lennon targets car park tailgaters

Liverpool John Lennon targets car park tailgaters

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is now using a camera system to detect drivers trying to avoid paying for parking by tailgating when leaving its barrier-controlled car parks. Besides representing a... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Belfast shopping centre introduces parking guidance

Belfast shopping centre introduces parking guidance

A parking guidance system has been installed at a shopping centre at Newtonabbey in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The new parking signage is part of a redevelopment of the Abbey Centre, which attracts some... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
YourParkingSpace app now enables drivers to extend paid parking sessions

YourParkingSpace app now enables drivers to extend paid parking sessions

The latest version of the app produced by parking marketplace YourParkingSpace.co.uk enables customers to adjust their parking time if they are late back to their vehicle, rather than having to guess beforehand how much time they might need. Harrison Woods, managing director of... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Milton Keynes set to open electric vehicle experience

Milton Keynes set to open electric vehicle experience

Milton Keynes Council hopes its new electric vehicle (EV) showroom will enable visitors to discuss all elements of owning and running an electric vehicle, as well as test a range of cars on local roads. Funded... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News

SignPlot simplifies bus lane sign design

The new version Buchanan Computing’s SignPlot traffic sign software includes new functions to make bus lane sign design easier and addresses sign illumination. SignPlot has covered the complete range of TSRGD 2016 signs since before the regulations came into effect. The enhancements in... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Loop-less vehicle detector launched

Loop-less vehicle detector launched

US company EMX Industries has launched a new loopless vehicle detector that is designed to be less intrusive than an inductive loop and... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
IPS launches mobile payment app

IPS launches mobile payment app

IPS Group (IPS) has developed a mobile payment application that can help drivers locate a parking space while en route and,... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services

IPS unveils parking enforcement and permit management solutions

IPS Group has expanded its parking data management system to include enforcement and permit management solutions. By adopting the Parking Enforcement Management or Permit Management solutions, current IPS clients can benefit from an integrated system that works with other IPS technologies and are... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Metric teams up with Apriva in USA

Metric teams up with Apriva in USA

Apriva, a provider of secure end-to-end wireless transaction processing solutions in the USA, has completed integration and... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Vehicle detectors can now be set up using an app

Vehicle detectors can now be set up using an app

Nortech’s vehicle detectors can now be set up using a smartphone app. The company’s latest range of vehicle detectors feature a compact diagnostic unit that links to an app to... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Nortech launches VMS system

Nortech launches VMS system

Nortech Control Systems has launched a range of variable message signs (VMS). The high intensity, RGB LED... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
RFID parking permit wins European printing award

RFID parking permit wins European printing award

A parking permit system produced for the Austrian capital Vienna has won the innovation category of the 2017 FINAT Label Competition. The jury of the European association for the... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Taylor is DriveNow’s new UK managing director

Taylor is DriveNow’s new UK managing director

James Taylor has started his role as UK managing director of DriveNow, the car sharing joint venture of the BMW Group and SIXT SE. Taylor will be replacing Joseph Seal-Driver, who... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
BemroseBooth Paragon gives Mellors an international role

BemroseBooth Paragon gives Mellors an international role

Car park and transport ticket printer BemroseBooth Paragon (BBP) has promoted Ryan Mellors to the role of vice president of global sales – parking. The Hull-based company, which produces magnetic tickets for use in... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Freight sector says London road charging proposals present opportunities and challenges

Freight sector says London road charging proposals present opportunities and challenges

Mark Moran

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says new proposals announced by the Mayor of... continue

22 Jun 2017Parking Review News
Mayor Khan sets out plan to persuade Londoners to reduce car use

Mayor Khan sets out plan to persuade Londoners to reduce car use

Mark Moran

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has published his first draft... continue

21 Jun 2017Parking Review News

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