Free e-bike hire for Waltham Forest staff

Free e-bike hire for Waltham Forest staff

Deniz Huseyin

Waltham Forest council is offering its employees free hire of electric bikes to use for work-related trips. Ten e-bikes, supplied by Freebike, will be made available to staff during a one-month trial. Staff can activate the dockless system by using the Freebike App/Staff card. A council spokeswoman... continue

14 Dec 2018Local Transport Today News
Traffic + Parking: The kerbside is the city’s front line

Traffic + Parking: The kerbside is the city’s front line

Mark Moran

Traffic and parking management professionals will be... continue

13 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Indigo sells UK, German, Czech and Slovak parking subsidiaries

Indigo sells UK, German, Czech and Slovak parking subsidiaries

French parking company Indigo sold several of its European subsidiaries to, including the UK, Germany, Czech Republic and Slovakia operations, to Spain’s Saba Infraestructuras.  The sale reflects Indigo’s strategy to focus on... continue

12 Dec 2018Parking Review News
British Parking Awards deadline extended

British Parking Awards deadline extended

The British Parking Awards 2019 recognises excellence in management, design and innovation in both the on-street and off-street parking sector. To give... continue

12 Dec 2018Parking Review News

RSPB wins Anglesey parking battle

The RSPB can install pay & display to charge for parking at Elin’s Tower and at South Stack near Holyhead on Anglesey. The cliffs at South Stack are breeding grounds for guillemots, razorbills and puffins during springtime and a busy tourist attraction. Local councillors had rejected the... continue

12 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Fire spread in car parks to be reviewed

Fire spread in car parks to be reviewed

A major review of fire safety in car parks is required following the blaze that destroyed a  multi-storey car park in Liverpool almost a year ago. The... continue

10 Dec 2018Parking Review News

Private parking sector on course to issue 6.8m PCNs a year, says RAC Foundation

Private parking firms are on course to issue 6.8 million a year, the equivalent of one parking charge notice being written every five seconds, the RAC Foundation claims. The motoring research body has analyses information published by the DVLA that shows in the second quarter of 2018-19 the agency... continue

6 Dec 2018Parking Review News

Mobile camera enforcement aids vulnerable people, says Welsh council

Rhodri Clark

Using a camera car to enforce parking regulations at bus stops, schools and pedestrian crossings helps the most vulnerable members of society, according to an authority that recently began its own mobile enforcement.  Rhondda Cynon Taf Council (RCT) is one of several Welsh unitary authorities... continue

6 Dec 2018Parking Review News
5 Dec 2018Parking Review Opinion
3 Dec 2018Parking Review Features
PayByPhone appoints Combe as UK CEO

PayByPhone appoints Combe as UK CEO

Mobile parking payments provider PayByPhone has appointed Jonny Combe as chief executive officer for the UK.  Combe was brought into... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Former global CEO of Fitness First becomes JustPark chairman

Former global CEO of Fitness First becomes JustPark chairman

Oren Peleg, the former global chief executive of Fitness First, has been appointed as executive chairman of JustPark. Peleg specialises in accelerating business growth and was credited with transforming the fortunes of the Fitness First... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Hughes hands over helm to Grix at Scheidt & Bachmann (UK)

Hughes hands over helm to Grix at Scheidt & Bachmann (UK)

Alan Grix has been named as the new managing director of Scheidt & Bachmann (UK). He has been the company’s sales director since 2000. Grix takes over from Martin Hughes, managing director of Scheidt & Bachmann... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Van der Willik is Nedap’s new managing director

Van der Willik is Nedap’s new managing director

Joost van der Willik has been appointed as the new managing director of Nedap Identification Systems, a supplier of traffic and parking management systems. “For many years, Nedap... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Hectronic expands management board

Hectronic expands management board

German parking and refuelling systems manufacturer Hectronic has appointed two further managing directors to support existing managing... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
Autonomous vehicles will increase traffic congestion before dramatically reducing it, simulation study suggests

Autonomous vehicles will increase traffic congestion before dramatically reducing it, simulation study suggests

A real-world simulation analysis that demonstrates that switching to totally autonomous vehicles significantly reduces urban congestion by a factor of 10, but that mixing human and robot drivers together will increase traffic jams by over 16%. The micro-simulation was based on a major intersection in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, notorious for its evening traffic jams.  This five-lane highway includes two lanes turning left and one to... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News

Legal and ethical implications of driverless vehicles threaten their future development, says French academic

The legal and ethical implications of driverless vehicles threaten their development, warns research from Université Paris-Saclay. The two main issues that self-transport vehicles face are the protection of personal data and responsibility, says Professor Mélanie... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
ITS professionals split over driverless car investment

ITS professionals split over driverless car investment

The UK’s intelligent transport sector appears to be split over whether taxpayers’ money should be spent on the development of driverless cars, the outcome of a debate at the ITS (UK) Summit in Bristol... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review Opinion
Audi and SWARCO develop autonomous valet parking system

Audi and SWARCO develop autonomous valet parking system

Driver assistance systems are evolving to the point were a driver does not have to be in a car when parking. A number of car-makers are now experimenting with systems that enable a vehicle to head off into a car park... continue

3 Dec 2018Parking Review News
3 Dec 2018Parking Review News

TransportXtra is part of Landor LINKS

© 2018 TransportXtra | Landor LINKS Ltd | All Rights Reserved

Subscriptions, Magazines & Online Access Enquires
[Frequently Asked Questions]
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7857

Shop & Accounts Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7855

Advertising Sales & Recruitment Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7861

Events & Conference Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7865

Press Releases & Editorial Enquires
Email: [email protected] | Tel: +44 (0) 20 7091 7875

Privacy Policy | Terms and Conditions | Advertise