If you like to hear information straight from the source, then tune in to Beyond Parking where Joey McLaughlan and Julian O’Kelly will be providing unique insights into the parking sector. Each podcast includes interviews with experts and business leaders facing different challenges in the sector as well as light-hearted chat from our hosts. If you want a perspective of parking in the round rather than a rectangle, then this is the podcast for you!
Have we forgotten anything? – Kate Jones on EV and our electricity networks
Today we caught up with Kate Jones from Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks. We find out about what they are doing to make electric vehicle charging more accessible to people with limited mobility and what parking managers need to think about when they’re planning for electric charge points.
And on the subject of what parking can do for the environment, co-host Julian has just made an appearance on another great podcast, and recipient of our Ernest Davis Award - ‘Breaking the Mould’ with Gemini Parking. https://www.geminiparkingsolutions.com/blog-post/brake-the-mould-parking-podcast-episode-09/
Dynamic Mobile Billing – an innovation in parking payments
We hear about a new solution to ‘parking pain’ - paying for parking through your mobile phone bill, from Victoria Harris, Head of Business Development at DMB, co-sponsors of Parking Scotland.
RingGo – now and the future
Today we have two guest’s Peter O’Driscoll, MD and Chris Head, Senior Account Manager for RingGo a leading player in cashless parking and sponsor’s of Parking Scotland. Joey and Julian hear how big data is key to a great customer experience and how sharing data is the way forward and Chris talks to us about the impact of COVID on the future of parking.
Looking into the Future with Sara Sloman
A conversation with Sara Sloman: Sara is one of the UK’s a leading experts on zero emission mobility, energy and infrastructure, and a passionate advocate for electric vehicles. Her thought-provoking insights address the breadth of issues both EV owners and charge point providers are facing now, with some great advice on how we can make a carbon free future a reality.
Automated cars: what does the future hold?
The world of automated cars –the law, the implications for the parking sector and the future we can all expect are unpacked by leading author and Barrister Alex Glassbrook. He looks toward the future of automated vehicles while giving a nod to past technological advances that also seemed to feel like they happened over night. This is a detailed and thoroughly immersive episode that is informed by Alex’s experience as a Barrister who's work significantly involves road transport . This is not one to miss!
If you would like to have a read of Alex's latest book it is available here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Practical-Guide-Law-Driverless-Cars/dp/1912687682
Introducing Women In Parking – Working Together
Focusing on support, adding another layer of connectivity and engaging with women across the parking sector is just a few things the group is hoping to achieve. Listen to how the Women In Parking working group will work together to focus on things that will make a meaningful difference.