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14 October 2019 - BPA terminates membership of Elite Parking Management Midlands Ltd

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

30 August 2019 - Streamlining the parking experience

Streamlining the parking experience The latest revolution in parking - the data standard The pain of not finding a space when you need one and the sheer unpredictable nature of parking could about to be a thing of the past. The All... read more

26 August 2019 - Review of TRO laws to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking choices for...

Review of TROs to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking for everyone   The Department for Transport has announced the next stage in its review into Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) with plans to open up data on planned ch... read more

21 August 2019 - Parking Code of Practice Act - Making parking better for everyone

Parking Code of Practice Act - Making parking better for everyone Nobody likes getting a parking ticket but if it happens everyone deserves to be treated in a fair, professional and consistent manner. That’s why we are delighted that the... read more