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04 March 2019 - Monday Musing: Hospitals giving staff green travel choices

Monday Musing: Giving NHS staff green travel choices Toxic air is now the biggest environmental risk of early death worldwide, responsible for one in nine of all fatalities. It kills 7 million people a year, far more than HIV, tuberculosis and ma... read more

18 February 2019 - Monday Musing - How realistic is a world of completely autonomous cars?

Monday Musing - How realistic is a world of completely autonomous cars? There’s so much hype and speculation about autonomous vehicles (AVs) that there probably isn’t a day that goes by without an article on the latest developments or... read more

04 February 2019 - Monday Musing - The TRO Discovery Project: preparing for a connected and driverless future

Monday Musing: The TRO Discovery Project preparing for a connected and driverless future     Are driverless vehicles really on their way? Digital technology and data are rapidly changing the way we travel. Our nav... read more

22 January 2019 - One Bill to Rule them All?

One Bill to Rule them All? -Parking Code of Practice Bill progresses    We are all aware of the Parliamentary shenanigans going on over Brexit. Every day seems to bring a new crunch vote for the Government. Despite that, there is s... read more

16 January 2019 - Monday Musing - BPA Governance: Working for you and with you

BPA Governance: Working for you and with you  2019 promises to be great year for the BPA for a variety of reasons but one of the most important will be developments in our Governance structure. Governance structure…what&r... read more

09 January 2019 - Minister supports Positive Parking Agenda

    Rishi Sunak MP, Minister for Local Government has written to us giving his support for the Positive Parking Agenda following a private meeting we had before Christmas to discuss the many varied issues and campaigns that we and... read more

09 January 2019 - Tackling Persistent Evaders

The police, politicians and parking professionals came together for what’s been described as the most significant meeting of minds to tackle the behaviour of nuisance motorists hell-bent on evading the law. It was standing room... read more

09 January 2019 - House of Lords Library briefing on the Parking Code of Practice Bill

The House of Lords’ Second Reading of the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill is timetabled for 18 January 2019; Committee Stage will follow in February and Report Stage / Third Reading in March 2019. We anticipate Royal Assent by Easter 2019... read more

09 January 2019 - Look at your Council’s parking report for the true cost of parking, says BPA

Local authority parking accounts come under scrutiny every year, and while the figures quoted provide a headline grabbing article, the BPA says, as ever, they do not tell the full story. Parking income comes from a variety of places includi... read more

17 December 2018 - Participate in the TRO Discovery Survey

Participate in the TRO Discovery Survey Do you use or require information about the movement of traffic on the road network? Many people and organisations are affected by the rules and regulations guiding the way that people, vehicles... read more