News

19 September 2017 - Supporting the 3rd Highways UK Event

We are pleased to be a supporter of this year’s Highways UK which returns to the NEC on 8th/9th November with more content, more exhibitors and more delegates. This is a major event for the people and organisations involved in the planning... read more

18 September 2017 - Monday Musing: What do we know about technology in parking?

During the past several years, the use of technology has accelerated in the parking and transportation industry. As the number of cars on our roads rises and cities struggle with congestion, diminishing space and increasing concerns over ai... read more

11 September 2017 - Monday Musing: The new ten is arriving in 3 days!

Only three days until the new polymer £10 note is issued! The first £10 note was introduced in 1759. The white note was issued to help maintain the Bank of England’s gold reserves. The idea was that people could use these new... read more

04 September 2017 - Monday Musing: Creating Parking News

Next month it is the 48th year of Parking News, recently we have seen some bold designs and a change in the content. Published 11 months of the year, it takes a lot of work to keep it a must read for anyone working within the parking profes... read more

21 August 2017 - BPA Local Authority members: win a place at this year's BPA Members' Dinner

This is your chance to win a place at this year’s BPA Members’ Dinner. The event, which is taking place on Wednesday 22 November, will be returning to the stunning Plaisterers' Hall in the heart of London near St Pauls. For more info... read more

08 August 2017 - Changing Perceptions of Parking - British parking at its best

The conversation around parking is changing and there is a real desire to deliver a better and more consistent parking experience for motorists. Across the UK, there is a huge range of examples where car park operators and parking initiatives ar... read more

03 August 2017 - Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017

Smarter Travel LIVE! 2017 - MKArena, Milton Keynes, 19-20 Oct Practical Applications of Intelligent Mobility for Sustainable Towns and Cities #smartertravellive  Sponsored by: ATKINS | Innovate UK | SYSTRA | TS Cata... read more

02 August 2017 - Parking needs to be managed - Let’s look at the facts…

It is a fact that with 34 million vehicles now on Britain’s roads, and rising, there has never been a greater need for parking to be effectively managed. We all know the problems caused by congestion, the frustration of having to constantl... read more

31 July 2017 - Businesses urged to get ready for £1 coin ‘Changeover’

With less than 100 days to go until the old round pound loses legal tender status, The Royal Mint and HM Treasury are encouraging all those businesses that are yet to prepare for the new 12-sided one pound coin to do so now. There will be m... read more

26 July 2017 - Nigel Williams re-elected to Chair of the BPA Board

Nigel was unopposed in his nomination for re-election as Chair of the Board. He was asked to answer questions and to share with the Council of Representatives his vision for the Association over the next three years. At the 18th July meeting of... read more