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27 March 2020 - Free parking for NHS staff

Free parking for NHS staff In line with the government’s clear announcement British Parking Association members will provide free parking to all NHS staff. They will also be cancelling any PCNs that have been issued to NHS staff sinc... read more

24 March 2020 - Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update The situation regarding Coronavirus is changing daily and we continue to follow government advice and guidance closely.  As a membership organisation it is our role to demonstrate leadership and... read more

20 March 2020 - Postponement of Parkex 2020

Postponement of Parkex 2020 It is with a heavy heart that we have announced the postponement of Parkex, due to be held at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, June 16-18. We are working to secure a date in the summer of 2021 when we can reschedule the se... read more

19 March 2020 - Traffic Enforcement Centre - update on COVID-19

Traffic Enforcement Centre update on COVID-19 Local authorities around the country are being asked to be patient as the government’s Traffic Enforcement Centre (TEC) aims to deal with the significant uplift in enquires it’s rece... read more

16 March 2020 - Monday Musing: Thousands more benefit from the Blue Badge scheme in England

Monday Musing: Thousands more benefit from the Blue Badge scheme in England Sarah Greenslade the BPA's Public Affairs and Research Officer looks at the Blue Badge scheme  For the first time, the government’s latest statistic... read more

12 March 2020 - Pavement Parking Update

Pavement Parking Update We welcome the Government announcement that they will hold a public consultation on a national pavement parking ban this summer. It will include options such as allowing local authorities with civil parking... read more

06 March 2020 - Celebrating success at the British Parking Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce success in two categories at this year’s British Parking Awards hosted by Parking Review magazine. Hosted by Bafta-winning TV presenter Dr Xand who along with his twin brother star present funny and inform... read more

06 March 2020 - What role can effective parking managment play in helping high streets tackle the...

Kelvin Reynolds was pleased to join the panel at ATCM’s Green High Street 2050 conference to discuss how high streets and town centres can tackle the challenge of climate change. What a challenge! And one the parking community is full... read more

02 March 2020 - Monday Musing: To (be) open or not to (be) open? OPEN data, EV Networks and Infrastructure

Monday Musing: To (be) open or not to (be) open? OPEN data, EV Networks and Infrastructure BPA intern Asli Ates continues to provide her insight into the UK's Transport sector  Open data and data sharing are increasingly deba... read more

16 February 2020 - Monday Musing:The Climate of the UK’s Transport Sector

Monday Musing: The Climate of the UK’s Transport Sector  BPA intern Asli Ates gives provides her insight into the UK's Climate sector  On 19th December 2019, the Guardian reported that 2019 was the greenest year, as 'low... read more