News

16/05/2018 - 2018 Public Sector Innovation event

Public Space Innovation is the trade event for councils, large developers, associations and community enterprises to find the inspiration, advice and resources they need to adapt, develop and improve the public spaces they are responsible for. read more

10/05/2018 - BPA members: win a place at the BPA President's Reception 2018!

Win the chance to attend this year's President's Reception by entering one of our ballots! What have you got to lose? read more

09/05/2018 - Coming soon Transports Publics 2018, the European Mobility Exhibition

Transports Publics attracts over 11.000 participants each edition, and is a fantastic way to discuss and discover the latest innovations for urban, interurban and regional transport as well as ‘green’ transport. It will be held in Paris from 12-14... read more

02/05/2018 - Global Alliance Formed to Standardise Parking Data

Three major parking associations join forces to develop an international parking data standard read more

27/04/2018 - Increase in DVLA requests does not mean more motorists are issued a PCN

The RAC Foundation’s figures don’t tell the whole story. British Parking Association (BPA) believes that a whole range of factors can lead to an increase in requests from the DVLA and it’s not just related to the number of ticket... read more

20/04/2018 - Response to BBC Watchdog - Responsible parking management is essential for a better...

Chief Executive Andrew Pester appeared on BBC One's Watchdog consumer programme on Wednesday 18th April and we issued the following statement following their feature on the use of ANPR by private parking operators: Responsible parking m... read more

09/04/2018 - Monday Musing: Blue Badge Research

We have long been interested in the Blue Badge Scheme and has regularly sought opportunities to gain a greater understanding of how the scheme operates. read more

02/04/2018 - Monday Musing: CRM Project

BPA towers has been a hive of activity as always. For this week’s blog, I am going to peel back the vale and inform you about one of the behind the scenes projects that is underway to improve the experience for members. read more

23/03/2018 - No Parking on the pavement – time for a positive change

We have campaigned for a solution to the issue of dangerous pavement parking for some time and we 100% support our colleagues at Guide Dogs, Disabled Motoring UK, Local Government Association and Living Streets. read more

14/03/2018 - We are all winners! Rewarding excellence at the British Parking Awards 2018

We are thrilled to be the recipient of the Communication Award at this year’s British Parking Awards for the Know Your Parking Rights campaign. The award, sponsored by Dukes Bailiffs, recognises the efforts of the BPA’s Public Affairs team to m... read more