News

29 October 2020 - Out now - the results of the disabled parking survey Baywatch

Out now -the results of the disabled parking survey Baywatch There was a record response to this year’s Disabled Motoring UK Baywatch survey into disabled parking abuse. The results showed an alarming level of abuse.  We are prou... read more

23 October 2020 - ‘Don’t be a Selfish Parker!’ Motorists asked to be kind and respect others when parking

‘Don’t be a Selfish Parker!’ Motorists asked to be kind and respect others when parking The BPA has launched a new campaign to raise awareness and help tackle selfish and anti-social parking, which is a major frustration... read more

14 October 2020 - Clean Air Zone and air quality news update

Clean Air Zones Evidence shows that NO2 levels have risen to consistently over 90% of pre-lockdown levels in many places.  Clean Air Zones are one of the measures being put in place to reduce these NO2 emissions in the worst effected citie... read more

13 October 2020 - On the right track: changes to managing parking on railway land proposed

On the right track: changes to managing parking on railway land welcomed We have campaigned at length for absolute clarity on the Clauses in Railway Byelaws where they relate to parking controls. Government officials had previously committed to... read more

07 October 2020 - DATEX II has chosen the Alliance for Parking Data Standards (APDS) as core for its parking...

DATEX II choose Alliance for Parking Data Standards as core for its parking data standard The European DATEX II community has decided to align with and collaborate with parking industry stakeholders to revise the DATEX II parking model. A... read more

29 September 2020 - Hospital parking charges update

Hospital parking charges update On 25 September the Government responded to the petition 'Make parking for all NHS staff free all of the time.'  It did not get 100,000 signatures and will therefore not be debated in the House of Commons. ... read more

24 September 2020 - Introducing our new Mentoring scheme

Introducing our new Mentoring scheme Now live and accepting applications, our mentoring scheme will match our aspiring individual members with experienced leaders in the parking sector for a 12-month structured mentoring relationship.... read more

18 September 2020 - Developing a framework for fairer standards in private parking

Developing a framework for fairer standards in private parking The BPA welcomes progress on delivery of the Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019 with the launch of two consultations. The British Standards Institution (BSI) is consulting on a Pu... read more

16 September 2020 - BPA calls on government to enable technology to support society

BPA calls on government to enable technology to support society The BPA, Local Government Association and London Councils are calling for ANPR technology to be enabled to support the High Street and to respond to COVID-19. Letters and a br... read more

08 September 2020 - Government commits to camera enforcement

Government commits to camera enforcement The BPA welcomes the government’s commitment to start the remaining elements of Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004, permitting local authorities outside of London to use... read more