Parking changes and safer roads discussed at Brighton & Hove Council committee meeting

Road safety and the future of parking in Brighton & Hove were the main themes from a busy Transport and Sustainability committee meeting this week. Councillors spent more than three hours discussing several reports presented to them, voting to approve measures to improve the safety, implement the first elements of a wider parking review and […]

Pavement parking controls to be introduced in Edinburgh

Preparations are underway to begin enforcement against pavement parking in Edinburgh, following the introduction of new powers by the Scottish Government. A report to Transport and Environment Committee sets out a proposed approach and timescales for enforcing against pavement parking as part of new parking prohibitions being introduced. National regulations are expected to come into force on […]

Conduent to deliver parking enforcement services in Reading

Smart mobility company Conduent Transportation has been chosen to provide on- and off-street parking enforcement services in Reading. The contract, initially for a four-year term, begins next month. Conduent will provide Reading Borough Council with on- and off-street parking civil enforcement officers to oversee parking compliance while managing on- and off-street pay and display machines. […]

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 […]

Medway axes free parking

Medway Council in Kent has reintroduced parking charges to ten of its car parks across the area that it had removed on Mondays in an attempt to help boost trade in the area. The scheme was put in place following Medway’s budget meeting in February, but In a statement, the council explains that “unfortunately it […]

New government transport plans could see council miss out on income

A measure announced in the government’s ‘plan for drivers’ last week could see hundreds of thousands of pounds removed from Swindon Borough Council’s roads and transport budget. As part of a series of law changes that Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said he would bring in, the government will look at preventing local authorities from making more […]

New Boroughwide Digital Parking Permits Scheme plan to be decided in Reading

Digital parking permits are set to replace the in-car physical stickers across the whole of Reading, making it more convenient and easier for residents to apply for and manage parking around their homes. The council is proposing to modernise the way residents register and apply for parking permits for cars linked to their home or […]

Southampton City Centre parking tariffs to be reviewed and simplified

Southampton City Council is reviewing how parking tariffs within the city centre can be simplified and will be consulting on this from 1 September Southampton City Council is reviewing how parking tariffs within the city centre can be simplified. It is proposed that the council’s off-street parking facilities will change to a single charging period […]


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