News

21 August 2018 - Sudden rise in private parking tickets is scaremongering by RAC Foundation

Sudden rise in private parking tickets is scaremongering by RAC Foundation The RAC Foundation’s figures don’t tell the whole story. British Parking Association (BPA) believes that a whole range of factors can lead to an increase in... read more

17 August 2018 - The Alliance for Parking Data Standards Releases Version 1.0 of Global Parking Data...

The Alliance for Parking Data Standards Releases Version 1.0 of Global Parking Data Standard Together with the European Parking Association (EPA) and International Parking Institute (IPI), the BPA has formed the Alliance for Parking Data S... read more

01 August 2018 - NOMINATIONS for the 2018 ITS (UK) Awards are now open

NOMINATIONS for the 2018 ITS (UK) Awards are NOW OPEN Deadline Friday 28th September 2018 The ITS (UK) Awards is an annual celebration of excellence and recognition for outstanding contributions within the Intelligent Transport Systems ind... read more

01 August 2018 - Extending Blue Badge eligibility could turn-out to be a mixed blessing

Extending Blue Badge eligibility could turn-out to be a mixed blessing The British Parking Association welcomes the Government’s announcement that more people with genuine mobility difficulties are to be included in the Blue Badge Scheme.&n... read more

26 July 2018 - Civil Enforcement Officers and front line operational staff deserve respect too

Civil Enforcement Officers and front line operational staff deserve respect too The British Parking Association continues to seek better protection and respect for people delivering parking services and campaigns for a reduction in abuse and ma... read more

24 July 2018 - Feeling creative?

Feeling creative? Being creative can be so important in our lives and we know from research it is definitely good for our mental health. The Ernest Davies Award gives everyone who works in the parking community an opportunity to explore t... read more

20 July 2018 - Parking (Code of Practice) Bill Progresses...

Parking (Code of Practice) Bill Progresses... The Committee Stage of the Parking (Code of Practice) Bill has taken place and the Bill will now move to the Report stage where MPs across the House will be able to consider further amendments. Repo... read more

19 July 2018 - Parking (Code of Practice) Bill reaches Committee Stage

Parking (Code of Practice) Bill reaches Committee Stage The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill has reached the next stage in the parliamentary process and will be discussed today (19th July 2018) at the Palace of Westminster from 11:30. At Committ... read more

16 July 2018 - Monday Musing - They get my heart racing

They get my heart racing There is nothing like a parking ticket coming through the post, to get my heart racing. One dropped on my doormat the other day and I panicked. If I cast my mind back to when I last got one, it was probably five years a... read more

02 July 2018 - Monday Musings - I love pavements

Monday Musings - I love pavements I fell in love with pavements after being deprived of them for four years - the reason being, I lived in Nepal then Uganda.  I returned to the UK nine years ago and anyone who asked me “How was it?&r... read more