Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Better parking management (a checklist)

Balancing the needs of all stakeholders and meeting the objectives set by parking owners, is achievable with good partnership and planning.

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Thursday, 20 October 2016

Town centre prosperity and car parking provision

Through the use of primary indicators, a representative sample of town centres and robust data, we can offer important trends.

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Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Re-Think! Parking on High Street (4)

Not thinking strategically about car parking can be an extra step towards the erosion of the town centre’s viability and lead to under-utilisation of a centre’s assets.

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Thursday, 13 October 2016

Re-Think! Parking on High Street (3)

Accommodating all car users is simply impossible in the modern day for our town centres. Parking management and enforcement has become a necessity in many busy locations.

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Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Re-Think! Parking on High Street (2)

The issues that impact on the health of a town centre are various, multi-faceted, overlapping and ultimately complex.

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Thursday, 6 October 2016

Re-Think! Parking on High Street (1)

There is a significant amount of anecdotal evidence, opinion and speculation over the relationship between car parking provision and town centre prosperity.

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Tuesday, 4 October 2016

Parking in shopping areas

The parking tariff is not the most important reason for deciding which shopping centre to visit.

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Thursday, 29 September 2016

Car park preference

About half of the motorists interviewed prefer car parks and for 68% of them this is because of the post-payment aspect.

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Tuesday, 27 September 2016

P+R Locations

Of motorists interviewed, 41% has used P+R facilities

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Thursday, 22 September 2016

Parking - a good instrument to influence mobility

It is not only a means of control to steer mobility ...

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Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Motorists pay only part of the actual cost of parking

Motorists contribute between 0 to 50% to the actual parking costs.

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Thursday, 15 September 2016

Thinking it through

Nobody likes to pay for parking. And yet people pay for parking all the time.

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Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Performance based pricing

How to make the best use of parking capacity in a large city such as Seattle? Manage supply & demand through price.

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Thursday, 8 September 2016

7 Big ideas in parking planning

What directions will parking planning take in the future? New research is unveiling a few interesting possibilities.

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Tuesday, 6 September 2016

Mobility as a Service (MAAS)

MaaS is a new concept that offers consumers access to a range of vehicle types and journey experiences. It may be perceived by travellers as a ‘better choice’ and may change how we travel.

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Thursday, 1 September 2016

Correlation journey length and transport mode choice

From the figures we can conclude that the car has the upper hand in the modal split if the distance to the supermarket is more than one kilometre.

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Tuesday, 30 August 2016

Collaboration for EV charging

Chargemaster and Q-Park collaborate for electric vehicle charging point development. In the agreement Chargemaster will take responsibility for operating and maintaining all 124 electric vehicle (EV) charging points across Q-Park’s London facilities.

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Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Summer holiday - interlude 7

A selection of 'different' parking signs (2)

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Wednesday, 17 August 2016

Summer holiday - interlude 6

A selection of 'different' parking signs (1)

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Wednesday, 10 August 2016

Summer holiday - interlude 5

Answer the Q-Park puzzle - and win a Quarto Pocket Board Game.

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