News

16/07/2018 - 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 ago, and the one before that... read more

02/07/2018 - 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?” I kept replying excitedly, “I really missed pave... read more

15/06/2018 - 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. View the video interview  Read the digital magazine... read more

16/05/2018 - 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

10/05/2018 - BPA members: win a place at the BPA President's Reception 2018!

Win the chance to attend this year's President's Reception by entering one of our ballots! What have you got to lose? read more

09/05/2018 - Coming soon Transports Publics 2018, the European Mobility Exhibition

Transports Publics attracts over 11.000 participants each edition, and is a fantastic way to discuss and discover the latest innovations for urban, interurban and regional transport as well as ‘green’ transport. It will be held in Paris from 12-14... read more

02/05/2018 - Global Alliance Formed to Standardise Parking Data

Three major parking associations join forces to develop an international parking data standard read more

27/04/2018 - Increase in DVLA requests does not mean more motorists are issued a PCN

The RAC Foundation’s figures don’t tell the whole story. 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 number of ticket... read more

20/04/2018 - 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 parking m... read more

09/04/2018 - Monday Musing: Blue Badge Research

We have long been interested in the Blue Badge Scheme and has regularly sought opportunities to gain a greater understanding of how the scheme operates. read more