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County to get new powers to tackle illegal parking

15/07/2021

The Government has approved Oxfordshire County Council's plan to take responsibility for all civil parking enforcement across the county.

Parking cash dip could cut road spend

26/01/2021

Local authorities in England have said a slight dip in the surplus they make on parking activities could impact their ability to fix potholes and tackle congestion.

Council's parking income hits £10m

21/01/2021

Councils are issuing fines worth an average of £850,000 a year for parking offences, with one raking in more than £10m, according to new research.

Parking survey highlights COVID impact

14/10/2020

A survey of councils has highlighted COVID's impact on parking revenue, with responses also suggesting the pandemic could accelerate a shift in parking policy and processes.

Ministers seek middle path on pavement parking

01/09/2020

The Department for Transport has published a consultation setting out three options to tackle the issue of pavement parking.

Councils braced for parking income loss

09/07/2020

Councils in England are facing a huge loss of income from parking revenue due to COVID-19, with the fall in revenue set to run into millions.

The world of parking is not standing still

03/07/2020

The International Parking Community (IPC) has launched a new special interest group to focus on the specific interests of accredited service providers and announced it will be hosting a programme of webinars with members.

Glasgow to cut a third of parking and 'won't miss it'

04/06/2020

Glasgow city centre is set to suspend around a third of its on-street parking spaces to increase room for social distancing.

Swarco solves campus parking mystery

22/05/2020

Swarco Traffic has installed a parking and management system for Warwick University to support development plans for the campus that could see the student population grow by as much as 40% by 2030.

AppyWay is CBE certified

20/05/2020

Intelligent kerbside and smart parking provider, AppyWay, has welcomed former Cisco UK and Ireland CEO, Phil Smith CBE, to its board as non-executive chairman.

Council parking surplus nears £1bn as road spending falls

18/11/2019

New research has revealed that English councils made £930m from parking activities last year.

Comment: Parking - the unlikely trailblazer for smart mobility

06/11/2019

From the effective management of low emission zones, free flow tolling and congestion charging, to advanced data analytics and connectivity, the parking sector is not standing still when it comes to intelligent transport and smart mobility solutions, as Imperial’s managing director Ashley Bijster explains.

Watford goes virtual on residents' parking

01/11/2019

Watford Borough Council’s parking team has introduced a virtual permit system for its Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ) restrictions, which allows parking officers to scan vehicle registrations to carry out enforcement. 

Birmingham councillors back workplace parking levy

17/10/2019

Birmingham City Council is to take forward work to develop a workplace parking levy after cabinet members backed the plan.

MPs call for a ban on pavement parking

09/09/2019

The Government should introduce an outright ban on pavement parking across England, MPs have said today in a new report.

Councils make £1.6bn from motorists fines a year

07/08/2019

Councils fined motorists £1.6bn last year –equivalent to £200,000 an hour – it has been reported.

Parkex: Closing in on illegal vehicles

25/03/2019

For those who choose to ignore parking penalties, things are set to become a lot more uncomfortable as authorities join forces.

Councils set for £1bn parking income

11/03/2019

Latest trends suggest councils in England could be set for a £1bn parking income by the end of the decade.

Gatwick plans robot valet parking

07/02/2019

Gatwick Airport plans to trial a robotic valet car parking system later this year and has put in a planning application to Crawley Borough Council for the necessary structures.

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