News

21/03/2016 - Monday Musing: Are you eligible for a bursary?

From vehicle related crime and safety in car parks, to the demand for cycle parking and the knowledge gap around new technologies and parking management. These are just some of the research areas the BPA’s John Heasman Bursary is funding in 2016.... read more

14/03/2016 - Monday Musing: There’s Summit about parking

Back in August 2015 we called for a Parking Summit, and following the Supreme Court judgement in November it became all the more important. read more

07/03/2016 - BPA Director Kelvin Reynolds receives Lifetime Achievement Award

BPA Director of Policy and Public Affairs Kelvin Reynolds has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to parking with a Lifetime Achievement Award at Friday's British Parking Awards ceremony. read more

07/03/2016 - Safer Parking Scheme receives Parking Advocacy Award

The ongoing work of the Safer Parking Scheme was acknowledged on Friday after staff received the Parking Advocacy Award at the British Parking Awards. read more

07/03/2016 - Monday Musing: Launching the Safer Bus Stations Scheme

The Safer Bus Station Scheme has officially launched! Following in the successful footsteps of the Safer Parking Scheme, but what is it? read more

01/03/2016 - ISPA appoints new independent assessors

The Independent Scrutiny Board for Parking Appeals on Private Land today announced the appointment of Charlotte Holland and Nick Price as the new independent assessors for the service overseen by ISPA. The independent assessors will report to... read more

29/02/2016 - Monday Musing: Five things to improve parking services

Here are five standards, accreditations and qualifications that could improve your parking services. read more

22/02/2016 - Monday Musing: Parking in Northern Ireland

In 2012, clamping on private land in England and Wales without lawful authority was banned under the Protection of Freedom Act. In Scotland, the practice was banned in 1992. However, in Northern Ireland the right to clamp still exists. read more

15/02/2016 - Monday Musing: Where does all the money go?

We have all seen the headlines; “Revealed: 'Eye-watering' council profits from car parking” A question the parking profession can expect at least once a year is where does all the money go? read more

08/02/2016 - Monday Musing: Sharing is Caring

The Government has announced a ‘devolution revolution’, transferring powers and opportunities to local government through a series of City Deals. We broadly support the principle of devolution in the hope that it will provide integrated transp... read more