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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

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 t... 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

22 July 2019 - Monday Musing: A Presidential visit for the House of Commons

Monday Musing: A Presidential visit for the House of Commons Last week was an exceptionally busy one for all of us here at BPA head office with the highlight of our event calendar, the President’s Reception. This year saw the inaugu... read more

16 July 2019 - That’s smart! New Traffic Order guidance will help councils manage our roads better

That’s smart! New Traffic Order guidance will help councils manage our roads better Self-driving cars, parking apps, and ride-share services are all poised to dramatically change how we use the transport network on our way to work, shop or... read more

15 July 2019 - BPA Annual Report - Your Association Reporting Back

It is our privilege to present our Annual Report and Accounts for 2018-19. Our BPA community is thriving. Our membership has reached an all-time high and our achievements demonstrate the value added of membership and how we are positiv... read more