News

11 November 2019 - Monday Musing: Connected vehicles for connected people

Monday Musing: Connected vehicles for connected people Glenn Dives, BPA Governance and Public Affairs Officer shares his thoughts on connected and autonomous vehicles We hear a lot about Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV)... read more

04 November 2019 - Government announces British Standards Institution will develop new Code of Practice

Government announces British Standards Institution will develop new Code of Practice                   We are pleased to see the government's announc... read more

24 October 2019 - New law will introduce Keeper Liability in Scotland

New law will introduce Keeper Liability in Scotland We are delighted that the Transport (Scotland) Bill will soon become law after MSPs voted to pass the bill. This new legislation will address a number of issues including the introductio... read more

14 October 2019 - BPA terminates membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited

BPA terminates membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited The British Parking Association (BPA) has terminated the membership of Elite Management (Midlands) Limited with immediate effect. Following investigations arisi... read more

12 October 2019 - Monday Musing: Electric Mobility

Joey McLaughlan BPA Technology, Innovation & Research Officer gives us some thoughts on EVs. I’ve recently been reading a book called Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed. In the book, Syed looks at how high performance happens. T... read more

02 October 2019 - Traffic + Parking 2019

Traffic + Parking 2019 4 December, Manchester Conference Centre www.Traffic-Parking.uk Traffic & Parking: The world of street and kerbside management The effective management of the kerbside, innovative payment techn... read more

30 September 2019 - Monday Musing: As drivers, we all have to learn how to park

As drivers, we all have to learn how to park Olivia Baldock-Ward Head of Membership and Training at The Driving Instructors Association talks to us about the need for learner drivers to have access to car parks to be taught the skill... read more

16 September 2019 - Monday Musing: Let’s talk about Parking Charge Notices – Top 5 questions asked by phone...

Let’s talk about Parking Charge Notices – Top 5 questions asked by phone callers to the BPA What is a ‘PCN’? Do I have to pay it? Is the company approved by an accredited body? We deal with many phone calls from motorists... read more

02 September 2019 - Monday Musing: Successful joint meeting of our Healthcare and Higher Education groups

Michelle Boshoff-Turner BPA Account Manager for Healthcare, Higher Education and Parking Structures recounts the latest joint meeting of the Healthcare and Higher Education groups. Having recently taken over as the account manager for both... read more

02 September 2019 - New Blue Badge eligibility criteria come into effect

New Blue Badge eligibility criteria come into effect People with hidden disabilities, including anxiety disorders or brain injuries, are now able to apply for a Blue Badge. In response, the Department for Transport (DfT) has issued new guidance... read more