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11 June 2020 - Parking Code of Practice Act update

Parking Code of Practice Act update Last week we submitted our response to the British Standards Institute’s initial draft Publicly Available Specification (PAS). This is similar to a Code of Practice. The BPA is among a number of st... read more

09 June 2020 - New powers for local councils to manage cycle lanes

Cyclists will have safer journeys thanks to new laws coming into force from 22 June. Local authorities in England will have new powers to use CCTV to issue penalty charge notices to drivers who park or load illegally in mandatory... read more

04 June 2020 - Government request our thoughts on how to improve electric vehicle charging

Government request our thoughts on how to improve electric vehicle charging The government is keen for the customer experience of charging an electric vehicle (EV) to improve.  The Department for Transport Minister Rachel Maclean MP... read more

03 June 2020 - Come on over to The Meeting Place

The Meeting Place – online resources for parking and mobility professionals Introducing The Meeting Place, bringing together all of our online resources designed to support our membership community during this unprecedented time, and beyo... read more

29 May 2020 - New Podcast: Kerbside Collaboration - the digital transformation of parking

New Podcast: Kerbside Collaboration - the digital transformation of parking For our second Podcast our guest is Dan Hubert, CEO of Appyway, a leading player in the digitisation of the kerbside. Joey and Julian hear about how his &lsqu... read more

21 May 2020 - Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) business webinars – find out how to make your...

Working safely during coronavirus business webinars – find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure Over the next two weeks BEIS is holding a series of sector-specific Coronavirus webinars for business which we thought may be of intere... read more

20 May 2020 - Risk Assessment Toolkit for car parks

Risk Assessment Toolkit for car parks The BPA has produced a new risk assessment toolkit for members to manage social distancing and virus transmission in car parks during COVID-19.  The toolkit includes an example risk assessment, a... read more

15 May 2020 - It’s our 50th birthday!

It’s our 50th birthday! Our Association is 50 years old today – and we have a remarkable story to tell!  It’s astonishing to think how far we have come and that from a small group of passionate and driven professionals w... read more

13 May 2020 - POPLA publishes Scotland and NI appeal figures

POPLA publishes Scotland and NI appeal figures A free, independent service enabling motorists in Scotland to challenge parking tickets received more than 2,000 appeals in its first year – leading to 700 charges being cancelled. POPLA (Pa... read more

12 May 2020 - New guidance published to ensure transport network is safe for those who need to use it

New guidance has been published providing advice on how passengers should make journeys safely, following the publication of the government’s roadmap and strategy for the next phase of the pandemic. It urges people to consider cycling... read more