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16 March 2020 - Monday Musing: Thousands more benefit from the Blue Badge scheme in England

Monday Musing: Thousands more benefit from the Blue Badge scheme in England Sarah Greenslade the BPA's Public Affairs and Research Officer looks at the Blue Badge scheme  For the first time, the government’s latest statistic... read more

12 March 2020 - Pavement Parking Update

Pavement Parking Update We welcome the Government announcement that they will hold a public consultation on a national pavement parking ban this summer. It will include options such as allowing local authorities with civil parking... read more

06 March 2020 - Celebrating success at the British Parking Awards 2020

We are delighted to announce success in two categories at this year’s British Parking Awards hosted by Parking Review magazine. Hosted by Bafta-winning TV presenter Dr Xand who along with his twin brother star present funny and inform... read more

06 March 2020 - What role can effective parking managment play in helping high streets tackle the...

Kelvin Reynolds was pleased to join the panel at ATCM’s Green High Street 2050 conference to discuss how high streets and town centres can tackle the challenge of climate change. What a challenge! And one the parking community is full... read more

02 March 2020 - Monday Musing: To (be) open or not to (be) open? OPEN data, EV Networks and Infrastructure

Monday Musing: To (be) open or not to (be) open? OPEN data, EV Networks and Infrastructure BPA intern Asli Ates continues to provide her insight into the UK's Transport sector  Open data and data sharing are increasingly deba... read more

16 February 2020 - Monday Musing:The Climate of the UK’s Transport Sector

Monday Musing: The Climate of the UK’s Transport Sector  BPA intern Asli Ates gives provides her insight into the UK's Climate sector  On 19th December 2019, the Guardian reported that 2019 was the greenest year, as 'low... read more

12 February 2020 - We are at the heart of a rapidly developing parking sector

(This article first appeared in the House magazine's Directory of Members published February 2020)   The British Parking Association is the leading association for the parking sector and at the forefront of research and technologi... read more

10 February 2020 - Clean Air Zone update

Clean Air Zone update The Government's long-awaited online Clean Air Zone vehicle tracker is live. The tracker has been created so businesses and individuals can check if they will be charged to drive in a Clean Air Zone. Both businesses and in... read more

06 February 2020 - Web Expansion for Parking Data Cloud

 Web Expansion for Parking Data Cloud   Buchanan Computing has expanded its ParkMap cloud service to allow the sharing of traffic order data via the web. The new service uses an open application programming interface (API) tha... read more

03 February 2020 - Monday Musing: Green Vehicles…not so Green

Monday Musing: Green Vehicles…not so Green  So, a few weeks ago, I went to a talk at the Natural History Museum, the talk was titled ‘We need to talk about Green Energy’. Given our work and that of our members in this ar... read more