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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

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