NPP passes 200 authority landmark, as technology is tried out by TTF delegates

The Transport Technology Forum’s Smarter Parking Working Group have announced that the number of local authorities who have signed up to the scheme has passed 200. The announcement was made at the group’s meeting at the TTF’s Annual Conference in Leicestershire, where delegates were able to try the solution for themselves, signing up for a […]

National Parking Platform and in-vehicle signing demonstrated at TTF Conference

Delegates attending the Transport Technology Forum conference in Leicestershire later in the month will have a chance to try out the new National Parking Platform when they arrive at the venue on 23 April. They can also experience in vehicle signing on their own Android and Apple smartphones. When parking at the Leonardo Hinkley Island […]

TTF showcases near-to-market connected vehicle solutions

The Transport Technology Forum’s Connected Vehicle Working Group has undertaken the latest in its series of demonstrations of cutting-edge near-to-market solutions. A group of specially-invited senior decision makers from the Department for Transport, National Highways and Local Authorities attended a day at UTAC’s Millbrook Proving Ground.  From being guided to the event car park via […]

Roads Minister writes to authority Chief Executives explaining National Parking Platform

The Roads and Local Transport Minister, Richard Holden, has written to every local authority Chief Executive urging them to join the new National Parking Platform. The NPP is a Department for Transport-led initiative to simplify parking payment, with four primary functions.  These are to provide simplified and improved customer service, a data exchange to enable […]

TTF supporting local authorities in deploying the National Parking Platform

The Transport Technology Forum is offering local authorities further help and expertise to take advantage of the Government’s National Parking Platform, which will simplify how motorists pay for parking across the country. In launching the Department for Transport’s Plan for Drivers, the Transport Secretary Mark Harper confirmed the nationwide roll-out of the NPP pilot, which […]

Harper promises people “transport choice”

The Transport Secretary has told the Conservative Party Conference he will “give people choice to make their lives easier and not to force them to travel in a certain way, or at a certain time,” as he announced a “comprehensive plan for drivers.” Mark Harper told the audience in Manchester that in the UK, the […]

Government announces National Parking Platform

The Government is promising drivers across the country will soon be able to benefit from new technology to simplify parking payments. It’s confirmed the future launch of the National Parking Platform, to be rolled out nationwide so that drivers can use an app of their choice to pay instead of downloading multiple apps. The NPP […]


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