Decision details

Cashless Parking

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To consider cashless ways of paying for on street pay and display parking.

Decision:

(i)         that approval be given to a flexible programme of replacement of coin payment machines for on-street and off-street locations with a cashless alternative and proposals for transition as set out in paragraphs 3.6 - 3.18 of the report from the Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services;

(ii)        that approval be given to removal of built-in credit card readers in Brent car parks as set out in paragraphs 3.19 – 3.20 of the report;

(iii)       that approval be given to a new pricing scheme that incentivises cashless methods of payment for on-street and off-street locations as set out in paragraphs 3.22 – 3.24 of the report;

(iv)       that approval be given to the proposal that Brent adopt its own cashless parking identity, as part of the future procurement or renewal of the parking contract as set out in paragraph 3.25 – 3.26.

(v)        That the Executive approve termination of the voucher payment contract and withdrawal of this payment method as set out in paragraphs 3.29 – 3.30 of the report.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Internal only

Contact: Michael Read, Operational Director (Environment and Protection) Email: michael.read@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 5302.

Report author: Michael Read

Publication date: 21/09/2012

Date of decision: 19/09/2012

Decided at meeting: 19/09/2012 - Executive

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