Revenue Capture

Revenue Capture

Where a local authority does not currently collect parking payments, the near future offers a number of options. Pay and Display Machines This method is tried and tested and understood by the public. It is relatively easy to enforce and presents the default choice. It...
Surveys & Data Analysis

Surveys & Data Analysis

There is enormous scope to do a lot with the existing and readily available data provided by ticketing machines and entry/exit counts. Where greater insight into behavioural choices is needed and travel patterns it may be necessary to undertake a suitable survey. Good...
Changing Minds: Consultation & Engagement

Changing Minds: Consultation & Engagement

Consultation and engagement can be an essential component of a successful assignment. It is in our best interest to understand and integrate the interests and opinions of those who will ultimately be planning, implementing, managing and using the infrastructure that...
Parking Futures

Parking Futures

There are trends with technology that may also improve the efficiency of parking sites in the town. In particular, the emerging technology that enables cars to self-park without a driver offers a reduction of space needs per vehicle of over 15%. Not only is there no...
Supporting the High Street

Supporting the High Street

The Future of the High Street At the end of February this year the British Retail Consortium issued its report “Retail 2020: Fewer but better jobs” (BRC, 2016). The study forecasts that there could be up to 900,000 fewer jobs in retail by 2025. This was in part due to...