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26 August 2019 - Review of TRO laws to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking choices for...

Review of TROs to deliver cleaner, safer journeys and smarter parking for everyone   The Department for Transport has announced the next stage in its review into Traffic Regulation Orders (TRO) with plans to open up data on planned ch... read more

21 August 2019 - Parking Code of Practice Act - Making parking better for everyone

Parking Code of Practice Act - Making parking better for everyone Nobody likes getting a parking ticket but if it happens everyone deserves to be treated in a fair, professional and consistent manner. That’s why we are delighted that the... read more

21 August 2019 - One in five disabled parking bays is abused - Baywatch campaign results 2019

One in five disabled parking bays is abused - Baywatch campaign results 2019 In June Disabled Motoring UK (DMUK) asked the public to support their Baywatch campaign by surveying their local supermarket car park for disabled parki... read more

19 August 2019 - LGA publishes advice for Councils on electric charging investment

LGA publishes advice for Councils on electric charging investment This report is intended to advise councillors and local authorities on the current landscape for electric vehicle charging infrastructure. It was published in response to th... read more

03 July 2019 - More DVLA data requests – the truth behind the facts

More DVLA data requests – the truth behind the facts   The RAC Foundation’s figures don’t tell the whole story. Car ownership and the number of vehicles on Britain’s roads are both rising rapidly, placing... read more

02 July 2019 - Increasing car ownership leads to increasing Council parking surpluses, says BPA

Increasing car ownership leads to increasing Council parking surpluses Local authority parking accounts come under scrutiny every year, and while figures quoted provide a sensational headline they don’t tell the true story of Councils par... read more

27 June 2019 - Top Ten Tips for drivers to avoid getting a parking ticket

Top Ten Tips for drivers to avoid getting a parking ticket Nobody likes receiving a parking ticket and the majority of drivers never do. To make sure you’re one of them here are some useful tips to keep within the rules:  Read t... read more

20 May 2019 - Monday Musing:- Walk to School week - reduce vehicle emissions around schools

Monday Musing - its Walk to School week If you do school runs remember it is Walk to School week this week which aims to reduce emissions around schools. We support this great campaign and encourage our members to too. Two thirds of parents are... read more

13 May 2019 - Monday Musing: My First Year

Monday Musing: My First Year Dani Graham, PA and Corporate Assistant on her first year working for the BPA How have you found your first year? I have loved my first year at the BPA and cannot believe how quickly it has gone! I nev... read more

06 May 2019 - Monday Musing: The Increasing Importance of Data for Car Park Operators

Monday Musing: The Increasing Importance of Data for Car Park Operators Data is a hot topic. Barely a week goes by when the concept of smart cities, a city that utilises various types of electronic Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to collect da... read more