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25/04/2016 - Monday Musing: Much Ado about Parking

April 23rd 2016 marked the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death, in celebration of this we would like to share with you BPA member Rod Williamson’s entry to the Ernest Davies Award 2015, which celebrated Shakespeare, in a very parking way. read more

18/04/2016 - Monday Musing: Why a Single Standard Setting Body is better for everyone

It’s no secret that we are lobbying government for regulation of the private parking sector in the form of a Standard Setting Body, but what does this mean for you, our members, managing parking on private land? read more

12/04/2016 - British Parking Association to manage the Disabled Parking Accreditation

The British Parking Association (BPA) will manage the Disabled Parking Accreditation on behalf of Disabled Motoring UK from April. This allows the charity to focus more of its time on vital campaigning work to support disabled motorists. Disabled... read more

11/04/2016 - Monday Musing: Raising standards in car parks for everyone

Last week we announced that we have arranged to manage the Disabled Parking Accreditation (DPA) on behalf of Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK). But what is the DPA? And why is the BPA managing it now? read more

05/04/2016 - BPA to manage Disabled Parking Accreditation

BPA Officers have achieved an agreement to manage the Disabled Parking Accreditation (DPA) on behalf of Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK). Audits will be conducted by BPA Area Managers currently responsible for Park Mark and the BPA will act as an agent... read more

05/04/2016 - European Talent in Mobility Awards 2016

Transports Publics 2016 (the European Mobility Exhibition) is hosting the European Talent in Mobility Awards 2016 at 11.30am on 15th June in the Espace Europe Venue in Paris. The awards honour women and men working to nurture public... read more

04/04/2016 - Parking & Property 2016: the future of the car and car park

Parking and property experts from across Europe will meet in London on 12th May to discuss the changing relationship between drivers and their vehicles in the era of online commerce, connected cars and Intelligent Mobility. The annual Parking... read more

04/04/2016 - Countdown to launch of new £1 coin

HM Treasury and The Royal Mint have announced details of how the new £1 coin will be introduced into circulation. read more

04/04/2016 - Monday Musing: Managing Parking and Tackling Congestion: What’s the hold up, Minister?

Around 90% of all delay is caused by congestion. The M25 is affectionately known as ‘the world’s biggest car park’ – why – because its congested! After a twelve-year delay, it’s time to get the country moving again. What’s the hold up, Minister? read more

01/04/2016 - BPA takes on the management of the Disabled Parking Accreditation

The Disabled Parking Accreditation (DPA) is owned by Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) and in April 2016 we took on the administration and management of the accreditation. We already manage the Safer Parking Scheme's Park Mark ... read more