News

26/09/2016 - Monday Musing: The Modern Transport Bill

What is the Modern Transport Bill and what does it mean for parking? read more

22/09/2016 - Thursday Thought: Celebrating through car parks

Car parks can be nondescript, functional places and not always pretty to look at. But these fun and creative initiatives show that it doesn’t have to be this way, not all of the time anyway... read more

20/09/2016 - Chair of ISPA resigns

The British Parking Association (BPA) has received Nicola Mullany’s resignation as Chair of The Independent Scrutiny Board for Parking Appeals (ISPA) and the process of finding a replacement is underway. The Chair is appointed by the BPA, th... read more

19/09/2016 - Monday Musing: Parking sees red

A new series of Parking Wars will be starting up again on ITV on 20th September at 8pm. We understand the series is set to feature a range of stories covering red lines in London, the use of CCTV, footway parking and the Traffic Penalty Tribunal. read more

12/09/2016 - Monday Musing: Until we are blue in the face

Only last month we saw splashed across the news that the latest statistics from the Local Government Association have shown that theft of blue badges has trebled in three years. The figures are shocking. In the i newspaper only a few days before... read more

06/09/2016 - Stronger commitment to sustainable transport required, says Environmental Audit Committee

The House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee has issued a report stating that the Department for Transport needs a clear strategy to increase the use of ultra-low emission vehicles, reduce air pollution and deal with the VW cheat device scan... read more

05/09/2016 - Monday Musing: Open your eyes and take control

High on the agenda for the parking sector this year is technology and innovation. We look forward to the Parking Scotland Annual Exhibition and Seminar and BPA Annual Conference through which we are ensuring all eyes are firmly fixed on the future... read more

02/09/2016 - September issue of Parking News out now!

The September issue of Parking News is now available to read online. read more

31/08/2016 - BPA dismisses claims that rising parking charges are the reason for increased Blue Badge...

There is no evidence that parking charges are rising. A Blue Badge is valuable because it allows the holder to park in places where other motorists cannot. It is a nationally recognised on-street parking scheme for disabled people and having a Blu... read more

22/08/2016 - Monday Musing: What’s your group or specialism?

Do you have a group that you attend to receive updates on the sector and the association, and use the chance to network with others in the industry? read more