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 […]

Motoring payment innovator laments lack of awareness of NPP

A new report suggests local authorities are unaware of potentially revolutionary changes to parking payments in the UK. The Local Government Information Unit report “Parking Strategies and Innovation” explores the topic of parking strategies and if and how councils are preparing for forthcoming innovations and new developments to parking infrastructure. It found that the majority […]


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