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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, 4 October 2016
Parking in shopping areas
The parking tariff is not the most important reason for deciding which shopping centre to visit.
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.
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Of motorists interviewed, 41% has used P+R facilities
Thursday, 22 September 2016
Parking - a good instrument to influence mobility
It is not only a means of control to steer mobility ...
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.
Thursday, 15 September 2016
Thinking it through
Nobody likes to pay for parking. And yet people pay for parking all the time.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Summer holiday - interlude 7
A selection of 'different' parking signs (2)
Wednesday, 17 August 2016
Summer holiday - interlude 6
A selection of 'different' parking signs (1)
Wednesday, 10 August 2016
Summer holiday - interlude 5
Answer the Q-Park puzzle - and win a Quarto Pocket Board Game.