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06 March 2020 - What role can effective parking managment play in helping high streets tackle the...

Kelvin Reynolds was pleased to join the panel at ATCM’s Green High Street 2050 conference to discuss how high streets and town centres can tackle the challenge of climate change. What a challenge! And one the parking community is full... read more

02 March 2020 - Monday Musing: To (be) open or not to (be) open? OPEN data, EV Networks and Infrastructure

Monday Musing: To (be) open or not to (be) open? OPEN data, EV Networks and Infrastructure BPA intern Asli Ates continues to provide her insight into the UK's Transport sector  Open data and data sharing are increasingly deba... read more

16 February 2020 - Monday Musing:The Climate of the UK’s Transport Sector

Monday Musing: The Climate of the UK’s Transport Sector  BPA intern Asli Ates gives provides her insight into the UK's Climate sector  On 19th December 2019, the Guardian reported that 2019 was the greenest year, as 'low... read more

12 February 2020 - We are at the heart of a rapidly developing parking sector

(This article first appeared in the House magazine's Directory of Members published February 2020)   The British Parking Association is the leading association for the parking sector and at the forefront of research and technologi... read more

10 February 2020 - Clean Air Zone update

Clean Air Zone update The Government's long-awaited online Clean Air Zone vehicle tracker is live. The tracker has been created so businesses and individuals can check if they will be charged to drive in a Clean Air Zone. Both businesses and in... read more

06 February 2020 - Web Expansion for Parking Data Cloud

 Web Expansion for Parking Data Cloud   Buchanan Computing has expanded its ParkMap cloud service to allow the sharing of traffic order data via the web. The new service uses an open application programming interface (API) tha... read more

03 February 2020 - Monday Musing: Green Vehicles…not so Green

Monday Musing: Green Vehicles…not so Green  So, a few weeks ago, I went to a talk at the Natural History Museum, the talk was titled ‘We need to talk about Green Energy’. Given our work and that of our members in this ar... read more

22 January 2020 - Hospital parking - news update

Hospital parking – news update In December the government announced they will make ‘parking free for those in greatest need’ from April 2020 in England.  This includes four specific groups: disabled people fre... read more

20 January 2020 - Monday Musing: Election time!!!

Monday Musing- Election time!!!   The New Year always brings new announcements and here at the BPA we are no exception, as we are delighted to announce that a new election season for our Council of Representatives is on the hori... read more

14 January 2020 - Third of a million motorists used POPLA since launch

Third of a million motorists used POPLA since launch The British Parking Association (BPA) welcomes the 7th Annual Report from POPLA (Parking on Private Land Appeals), which demonstrates how a truly independent appeals service can deliver for... read more