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06 May 2019 - Monday Musing: The Increasing Importance of Data for Car Park Operators

The Increasing Importance of Data for Car Park Operators Data is a hot topic. Barely a week goes by when the concept of smart cities, a city that utilises various types of electronic Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to collect data and then use... read more

06 May 2019 - The Dogs Die in Hot Cars campaign is live

The Dogs Die in Hot Cars campaign goes live The RSPCA receive thousands of calls each year of animals being left alone in cars on warm days. These dogs are often found in our members’ car parks which is why we are very happy to be one of... read more

02 May 2019 - Do you know your parking rights?

Do you know your parking rights? YourParkingSpace are shining some light on the Know Your Parking Rights website. The site aims to inform UK motorists of their parking rights, launched back in November 2014 at the House of C... read more

02 May 2019 - British Parking Association announces free and independent private parking appeals service...

From the 1 May 2019 motorists in Scotland and Northern Ireland will be able to appeal private parking tickets issued by operators in the British Parking Association’s Approved Operator Scheme (AOS).  POPLA (Parking on Private Land App... read more

01 May 2019 - Election Time!!!

Election Time!!! It’s finally here… The BPA Council Election season is now open!!! The BPA, like most membership associations, is governed through member democracy. This means that every member of our Association has a voice i... read more

29 April 2019 - Monday Musing: Events my boy Events!!!

Monday Musing: Events my boy Events!!! Rebecca Harper, Membership Engagement Manager gives you a whistle-stop tour of the work undertaken to arrange and manage the calendar of BPA events. What is the thought process when you create an even... read more

25 April 2019 - Ministerial approval of the BPA and our work

Ministerial approval of the BPA and our work Parkex the flagship parking and traffic management conference was opened this year by a personalised introductory video from the Minister for Local Government Rishi Sunak MP who has responsibility for... read more

15 April 2019 - Monday Musing: Smart Cities Make Smart Use of Space

Monday Musing: Smart Cities Make Smart Use of Space This blog is part of a paid sponsorship package.  If you would like to discuss opportunities to increase exposure of your product or brand please contact John Wheaton.    Fre... read more

12 April 2019 - Have fun and be a better communicator!

Do you want to get better at your job without really trying? Are you looking to learn skills and techniques that will make you better at communicating with an audience, give the confidence to try and the knowledge to do it well? We are... read more

05 April 2019 - Pavement parking inquiry

Pavement parking inquiry The Transport Select Committee have launched an inquiry into pavement parking to try and address that there has been no progress since the 2015 Pavement Parking Protections Bill. We welcome this development and recogn... read more