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Council revamps emissions-based parking costs

30/01/2024

Westminster City Council will revamp its parking schemes so that residents and visitors are charged based on their vehicles’ tailpipe emissions.

Transport Planning Society takes on 'hotly contested' parking debate

14/12/2023

A new report from the Transport Planning Society (TPS) argues that current parking practice promotes car use and outlines 18 policy recommendations to encourage lower carbon travel.

Councils' parking revenue approaches £1bn

17/10/2023

The income that councils raked in from parking surged to almost £1bn in the last financial year.

London councils signal 'bizarre' fines hike

01/08/2023

Cross-party group London Councils is consulting on penalty charges issued for parking and traffic offences, and says it is concerned that current charges are not high enough.

Council fails to keep clear of parking controversy

20/07/2023

A highway authority has said it is the responsibility of motorists to understand signs and lines on the road after residents criticised what they say are 'confusing' double markings on a residential street.

Cheshire council cuts could cut carbon

18/07/2023

Cheshire East Council is set to cut back on street lighting and hike parking charges to achieve what it says are essential ‘savings’.

Unite wins 18% payrise for Hounslow parking officers

15/03/2023

Unite has secured an 18% pay rise for Hounslow traffic wardens after a showdown with outsourcing giant Serco effectively left public parking indefinitely free of charge.

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.

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