News

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

04 September 2020 - Sign up for our Country Task Force Meetings

Country Task Force Meetings: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland Ahead of our Annual Conference taking place on the 15-17 September, we are running a series of special Country Task Force Meetings, giving you the chance to be a pa... read more

03 September 2020 - A step closer to pavement parking legislation being changed

A step closer to pavement parking legislation being changed We welcome government’s long-awaited consultation on whether legislation on pavement parking should be changed.  We have consistently called for a clear and consistent U... read more

03 September 2020 - Two consultations relating to the Parking (Code of Practice) now open

Two consultations relating to the Parking (Code of Practice) now open We welcome two consultations launched this week relating to the Parking (Code of Practice) Act 2019. The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government is consulti... read more

02 September 2020 - Air Quality Grant scheme open to applications

The Government has announced the latest round of funding from the Air Quality Grant scheme for local projects to improve air quality across England.  Local authorities can bid for a portion of £2m for a wide range of projects to... read more

06 August 2020 - Ernest Davies Award - bigger and better

Could you be the 17th Ernest Davies Award winner? This year’s prestigious Ernest Davies Award has expanded to include video and podcast entries for the first time in its history and written entries are also still very much welcome... read more

30 July 2020 - New Park Active initiative aims to get more people parking, walking and cycling

Park Active initiative aims to get more people parking, walking and cycling The BPA has embarked on a new initiative which will promote and raise awareness of active travel across the UK, encouraging more people to think about walking or cyclin... read more

17 July 2020 - Innovation and excellence at our 50th AGM

Innovation and excellence at our 50th AGM Fittingly in our 50th year our first virtual AGM was our best attended ever. Nearly 60 people joined the meeting to hear how the association is leading its membership community through cha... read more