News

15 June 2018 - Finding a space for the consumer in the parking debate

Business Reporter Online: Future of Transport  Chief Executive Andrew Pester was interviewed for Business Reporter Online to discuss the importance of effective parking management.   Read the digital magazine Ever... read more

16 May 2018 - 2018 Public Sector Innovation event

Public Space Innovation is the trade event for councils, large developers, associations and community enterprises to find the inspiration, advice and resources they need to adapt, develop and improve the public spaces they are responsible for. ... read more

10 May 2018 - BPA members: win a place at the BPA President's Reception 2018!

This is your chance to win a place at this year’s BPA President's Reception. The event, which is taking place on Wednesday 27 June, will welcome the new President, Zulfiqar Ali, and provides an opportunity to network with others in the par... read more

09 May 2018 - Coming soon Transports Publics 2018, the European Mobility Exhibition

Today, mobility is a key driving force in regional development. Projects are springing up in cities throughout Europe. Local authorities and operators are adjusting to new travel needs by providing intermodal solutions. In response to this deman... read more

02 May 2018 - Global Alliance Formed to Standardise Parking Data

  The Alliance for Parking Data Standards has been formed by the British Parking Association, the International Parking Institute and the European Parking Association to develop, promote, manage and maintain a uniform global standard t... read more

27 April 2018 - Increase in DVLA requests does not mean more motorists are issued a PCN

The RAC Foundation’s figures don’t tell the whole story.  The British Parking Association (BPA) believes that a whole range of factors can lead to an increase in requests from the DVLA and it’s not just related to the numb... read more

20 April 2018 - Response to BBC Watchdog - Responsible parking management is essential for a better...

Chief Executive Andrew Pester appeared on BBC One's Watchdog consumer programme on Wednesday 18th April and we issued the following statement following their feature on the use of ANPR by private parking operators: Responsible par... read more

09 April 2018 - Monday Musing: Blue Badge Research

We have long been interested in the Blue Badge Scheme and has regularly sought opportunities to gain a greater understanding of how the scheme operates. At present the Blue Badge scheme allows badge holders to park closer to their required desti... read more

02 April 2018 - Monday Musing: CRM Project

BPA towers has been a hive of activity as always. For this week’s blog, I am going to peel back the vale and inform you about one of the behind the scenes projects that are underway to improve the experience for members. That project is t... read more

23 March 2018 - No Parking on the pavement – time for a positive change

We have campaigned for a solution to the issue of dangerous pavement parking for some time and we 100% support our colleagues at Guide Dogs, Disabled Motoring UK, Local Government Association and Living Streets. Here are some of t... read more