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18 March 2019 - TRO Discovery Project: Two new user surveys to better understand Local Authority costs

Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) or Traffic Management Orders (TMO) in London are a legal instrument and local authorities create them to regulate and implement changes on the road network, from changing features like signs and speed limits to al... read more

15 March 2019 - Momentous day as Parking (Code of Practice) Bill becomes law

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill has today achieved Royal Assent and becomes an Act of Parliament. The new law will deliver our call for a single standard-setting body, a single code of practice, and a single independent appeals service... read more

11 March 2019 - British Parking Awards 2019 winners revealed

Contemporary and 1960s car parks, school streets schemes, charity fundraisers, cycle hubs and digital payment systems make up the eclectic list winners at the British Parking Awards 2019.  The British Parking Awards have been presen... read more

11 March 2019 - Lifetime Achievement for Nigel Williams at British Parking Awards

Congratulations to Nigel Williams who has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Parking Awards 2019. A 30-year career has seen Nigel work in the UK, mainland Europe and the Middle East, acquiring an extensive knowl... read more

08 March 2019 - Effective parking management is vital for motorists and landowners

Effective parking management is vital for motorists and landowners Since we launched our Approved Operator Scheme jointly with Government and DVLA over ten years ago it’s been continuously improved through consultation with key stakeh... read more

06 March 2019 - Parking Bill moves closer to becoming law

The Parking (Code of Practice) Bill successfully passed its Third Reading in House of Lords without amendment. This means that the bill has safely passed through both Houses, and now only awaits Royal Assent before it passes into law. The b... read more

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