No traffic deaths in seven years after New Jersey city limits street parking

The death of an elderly pedestrian in Hoboken, New Jersey in 2017 spurred city leaders to remove street parking spaces in a bid to end traffic fatalities. According to, for the last seven years, the city of nearly 60,000 people has reported resounding success: Not a single automobile occupant, bicyclist or pedestrian has died in […]

Small increase to parking charges in Cambridge to encourage active travel

Following a review of fees relating to parking and traffic management, as part of the council’s budget, the cost of on-street parking in Cambridge will increase slightly to help with inflation as well as encourage people to make more sustainable travel choices. A small increase is being in introduced for all pay and display parking […]

AppyWay invites investment in the parking revolution through Crowdcube

Digital kerbside management company AppyWay says it is excited to announce the launch of its fundraise on Crowdcube. This exclusive opportunity allows the public to play a pivotal role in transforming the parking landscape in the UK and beyond, and will help cities access the tools they need to unlock decarbonisation. A decade ago, AppyWay […]

Dundee to begin pavement parking enforcement

Dundee City Council is to begin issuing fines to drivers who park on pavements, double park or block dropped kerbs from next week (beginning 26 February).   The new Scottish rules are designed to tackle the problems caused by inconsiderate parking, especially for people with mobility issues, visual impairments, and those with pushchairs.    It is now […]

Pavement parking powers needed now, councils urge

Powers to ban pavement parking need to be extended to all areas across England to save lives and make our streets safer, more than three years after a government consultation to introduce them ended, according to a new report published by the Local Government Association (LGA). Older and disabled people, including those who use wheelchairs, […]

First fines handed out for Edinburgh pavement parking

More than 200 drivers have already been fined for parking on pavements, beside dropped kerbs or for double parking since Edinburgh began enforcing new parking laws last week. The Scotsman newspaper reports Edinburgh Council has told it that between the start of enforcement on Monday, 29 January and Tuesday, 6 February, a total of 218 […]

Edinburgh councillor hails new pavement parking ban

The head of transport in Edinburgh has hailed the city’s new rules banning parking on pavements as “leading the way” on enforcing the Scotland-wide prohibition. Scottish regulations giving councils the power to enforce the new rules came into effect on 11 December, aimed at addressing “the inconvenience inconsiderate parking causes to all road users, in […]

Consultation launched into new parking plan for Cardiff

A six-week public consultation on a new on-street parking scheme for Cardiff has been given the go-ahead and will launch early this year, following Cardiff Council’s latest Cabinet meeting. The council thinks the proposals – to introduce ‘parking zones’ within Parking Management Areas – could give residents a better chance to park on their street, […]

Clearview delivers new parking information signs for Lichfield

Transport technology, data and software company Clearview Intelligence has delivered new digital car parking signs for the city of Lichfield in Staffordshire. The signs, which help motorists make informed decisions about where to park, display details of the spaces available in key car parks around the city centre. Lichfield District Council has worked with Staffordshire […]


All the latest highways news direct to your inbox every week day

Subscribe now