News

31/10/2016 - Monday Musing: 4 ways to make your car park more welcoming

As winter begins, and the nights draw in, darkness and slippery surfaces are a certainty. At this dark time we want to see bright, safe, accessible car parks. An attractive car park is a welcoming car park.So how do you achieve this? read more

24/10/2016 - Monday Musing: We all like a BOGOF

We all like a good deal, I am always keeping an eye out for a BOGOF (buy one get one free). When it comes to parking, free to you and I, is not actually free and costing nothing. So where does the money come from? How are Wales looking to provide it? read more

18/10/2016 - POPLA - Resolution of Dispute between London Councils and the British Parking Association...

London Councils and the BPA are pleased to announce that they have resolved a dispute about the apportionment of London Council’s central overhead costs which threatened to detract from the success story that is POPLA. For three years up to... read more

17/10/2016 - Monday Musing: Vintage News - Parking News

Parking News is a must read for anyone working within the parking profession and the wider parking community. In it's 47th year we look back over its development. read more

10/10/2016 - Monday Musing: Parking Wars – Parking Favs

Over the last three weeks we have enjoyed Series 2 of ITV's Parking Wars. What did you most enjoy? read more

06/10/2016 - October issue of Parking News out now!

The October issue of Parking News is out now and available to download here (BPA member log-in required). In this issue, read about the BPA's recent lobbying activities and our Parking Advice Clinics at the autumn party conferences... read more

05/10/2016 - Intelligent transport systems: ITS (UK) event for your diary

ITS (UK) is holding an event in November that may be of interest to BPA members. read more

04/10/2016 - BPA bursary funds research on impact of new parking technology

Martin de Heaver has won the BPA's John Heasman Bursary, which will fund his PhD at King’s College London. Martin is undertaking research on how drivers find parking spaces, assessing the impact of novel technologies. Ma... read more

03/10/2016 - Monday Musing: From home appliances to parking

When I hear Bosch I think washing machine, fridge or dishwasher, however, it turns out Bosch are creating a “truck of the future”. Does this new technology answer the recent concerns raised by RAC motoring, BRAKE and many others? read more

28/09/2016 - Entries open for entrepreneurial award

The Joint Committee on Mobility for Disabled People (JCMD) is inviting entries for its Denny Denly Entrepreneur Award, which encourages students to create a service or product that will enhance or improve the mobility of disabled people. The priz... read more