The changing world of Mobility as a Service (and how to keep up)

The changing world of Mobility as a Service (and how to keep up)

Beate Kubitz

The Annual Survey of Mobility as a Service is now in its third year. Whatever your work in transport, either as a planner, providing public transport, bike share, car hire, leasing, payments,... continue

12 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
We can’t endorse default 20 Bill, committee tells Parliament

We can’t endorse default 20 Bill, committee tells Parliament

Andrew Forster

The campaign to make 20mph the default speed limit on most... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News
Kent rewrites 20mph speed limit policy

Kent rewrites 20mph speed limit policy

Kent County Council is to pilot measures to slow vehicle speeds to 24mph so that signed-only 20mph speed limits can then be justified.  Kent... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

20mph for Ctl London TLRN

Transport for London is consulting on cutting the speed limit on all of its roads within the central London congestion charge zone from 30mph to 20mph by May next year.   The policy would apply to 5.6 miles of road including Millbank, Albert Embankment, Victoria Embankment, Lambeth Palace... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today News

Standard backs TfL’s 20mph limit proposal

“There’s a cheap joke to be made about Transport for London’s decision to bring in a 20mph speed limit across central London – for drivers stuck in endless city jams, 20mph sounds like a distant speedy dream,” an editorial in The Evening Standard began on 5 June.... continue

7 Jun 2019Local Transport Today Media Monitor

Courts must hand out tougher punishments to deter fly-tippers, says LGA

No-one convicted of fly-tipping since the government introduced new guidelines in 2014 has been made to pay the maximum £50,000 fine or sentenced 12 months in prison by the courts, according to analysis by the Local Government Association (LGA). This is despite fly-tipping incidents rocketing... continue

6 Jun 2019Parking Review Features
Parking & Property: Building for the future

Parking & Property: Building for the future

The arrival of self-parking cars will have a profound effect on the way in which car parks are designed, managed and used. These were among the messages that came out of... continue

6 Jun 2019Parking Review Opinion
The future will be digital and data-driven, says Chipside CEO

The future will be digital and data-driven, says Chipside CEO

As public services become increasingly digital, local authorities and their system developers will need to work hard to meet the public’s expectation that the solutions on offer are accessible, reliable, secure and sustainable. This was... continue

6 Jun 2019Parking Review News
Young parking professionals forum launched

Young parking professionals forum launched

Ninh Hao

Parking is changing. Mobility around the world has never been a hotter topic. We now have companies such as Uber, Lyft,... continue

6 Jun 2019Parking Review Opinion

Sustrans Cymru backs workplace parking levy

A workplace parking tax on large employers should be considered in Welsh cities, argues a sustainable charity. Sustrans Cymru said local authorities could tax company parking spaces provided for staff to raise money for public transport and encourage people to leave cars at home. Steve Brooks,... continue

3 Jun 2019Parking Review News
IPC launches 'Get Your Reg Right' campaign

IPC launches 'Get Your Reg Right' campaign

Motorists increasingly have to pay for parking using terminals and digital technology that require the input of their vehicle’s registration number manually to... continue

3 Jun 2019Parking Review News
Car crime continues to rise, reveals Association of British Insurers

Car crime continues to rise, reveals Association of British Insurers

Motor theft insurance claim payouts hit their highest level in seven years at the start of the year, according to the insurance industry trade body. The Association of British Insurers (ABI) said claims for January to March were higher than for any quarter since... continue

3 Jun 2019Parking Review News
Parking data standardisation projects launched

Parking data standardisation projects launched

Mark Moran

Data on parking spaces across the UK is set to be standardised to make finding and paying for parking easier. By introducing the new... continue

30 May 2019Parking Review News

Give English local authorities power to enforce moving traffic, say MPs

Local authorities should be given the powers they need to enforce moving traffic violations, says the House of Commons Transport Select Committee. Councils in London and in Wales can enforce moving traffic regulations, but this is not an option across England. The MPs’ report Bus services in... continue

29 May 2019Parking Review News
Flowbird launches terminal-based emissions surcharging solution

Flowbird launches terminal-based emissions surcharging solution

Flowbird Urban Intelligence has launched terminal-based digital technology to enable local authorities to levy variable surcharges on vehicles that exceed set levels of CO2 and diesel pollutants. The new system can be used to generate a separate fee... continue

29 May 2019Parking Review Products & Services

YourParkingSpace’s driveway income hotspots revealed

UK towns and cities where homeowners are making the most money by renting out their driveways as parking spaces have been revealed by parking portal YourParkingSpace. The research shows that empty driveways, garages and secure parking spaces made more than £1,000 for their owners in 25 cities... continue

29 May 2019Parking Review News
29 May 2019Parking Review News

National park to introduce charges after rejecting community management plea

Rhodri Clark

Parking charges are to be introduced at several Welsh beauty spots after a national park rejected requests from local councils to stave off charges by taking over the car parks’ management. Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority acquired the car parks at Amroth, West Angle and Nolton... continue

29 May 2019Parking Review News
IPC suspends UK Car Park Management's self-ticketing service

IPC suspends UK Car Park Management's self-ticketing service

The International Parking Community (IPC) has temporarily suspended all self-ticketing sites managed by UK Car Park Management following an investigation into allegations of improper behaviour by a ‘self-ticketer’ in... continue

27 May 2019Parking Review News

Lodz Airport renews ParkVia connection

Airport parking specialist ParkVia has renewed its partnership with Polish airport Lodz. Having worked with the team at Lodz Airport on the marketing and online distribution of its parking products since 2013, ParkVia was commissioned in 2015 to build and deploy the airport’s own pre-booking... continue

27 May 2019Parking Review News
Portuguese flag carrier works with ParkVia

Portuguese flag carrier works with ParkVia

Airport parking specialist ParkVia has strengthened its partnership with Portugal’s flag carrier, TAP Air Portugal, following two consecutive contract renewals... continue

27 May 2019Parking Review News

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