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16 September 2019 - Monday Musing: Let’s talk about Parking Charge Notices – Top 5 questions asked by phone...

Let’s talk about Parking Charge Notices – Top 5 questions asked by phone callers to the BPA What is a ‘PCN’? Do I have to pay it? Is the company approved by an accredited body? We deal with many phone calls from motorists... read more

02 September 2019 - Monday Musing: Successful joint meeting of our Healthcare and Higher Education groups

Michelle Boshoff-Turner BPA Account Manager for Healthcare, Higher Education and Parking Structures recounts the latest joint meeting of the Healthcare and Higher Education groups. Having recently taken over as the account manager for both... read more

02 September 2019 - New Blue Badge eligibility criteria come into effect

New Blue Badge eligibility criteria come into effect People with hidden disabilities, including anxiety disorders or brain injuries, are now able to apply for a Blue Badge. In response, the Department for Transport (DfT) has issued new guidance... read more

30 August 2019 - Streamlining the parking experience

Streamlining the parking experience The latest revolution in parking - the data standard The pain of not finding a space when you need one and the sheer unpredictable nature of parking could about to be a thing of the past. The All... read more

26 August 2019 - Review of TRO laws to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking choices for...

Review of TROs to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking for everyone   The Department for Transport has announced the next stage in its review into Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) with plans to open up data on planned ch... read more

21 August 2019 - Parking Code of Practice Act - Making parking better for everyone

Parking Code of Practice Act - Making parking better for everyone Nobody likes getting a parking ticket but if it happens everyone deserves to be treated in a fair, professional and consistent manner. That’s why we are delighted that the... read more

21 August 2019 - One in five disabled parking bays is abused - Baywatch campaign results 2019

One in five disabled parking bays is abused - Baywatch campaign results 2019 In June Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) asked the public to support their Baywatch campaign by surveying their local supermarket car park for disabled parki... read more

19 August 2019 - LGA publishes advice for Councils on electric charging investment

LGA publishes advice for Councils on electric charging investment This report is intended to advise councillors and local authorities on the current landscape for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It was published in response to th... read more

19 August 2019 - Monday Musing: Mid-day mile

Julia Steer HR & Office Services Manager coaches us through a mid-day mile What is the mid-day mile? This is a new initiative recently launched at the BPA to encourage staff to get away from their desks for half an hour at lu... read more

31 July 2019 - Monday Musing: Another perspective on pavement parking

Monday Musing: Another perspective on pavement parking Siobhan Meade, Guide Dogs engagement officer for Herts, Beds and Essex gives an insight into how pavement parking affects people who are blind. No two days are the same. I get... read more