BPF (Belgian Parking Federation) represents the parking sector and the parking actors towards third parties, whether public or private, in the context of the challenges related to mobility and parking on and off-street in Belgium.
BPF in a few figures
Founded in 1980, the Belgian Parking Federation has 8 members, who together manage more than 213 car parks in Belgium. The members of the Belgian Parking Federation provide their customers with 213,106 parking spaces in total in 45 cities.
EPA Congress: Speaker Presentations
Discover here the topics discussed during the 20th Congress and Exhibition of the EPA European Parking Association(held in Brussels from 12 to 14 September 2022).
EPA Congress – Pictures
The 20th Congress and Exhibition of the European Parking Association (EPA) was held in Brussels from 12 to 14 September 2022. Co-organized by the Belgian Parking Federation, the theme was: "The EU Green Deal and the Future of Parking" - Integrated Solutions for Dynamic Urban Management. Find here some pictures of the event.
Letter of EPA (European Parking Association)
Dear members of the European Parking Association, wishing you all a very good start in the year 2022 which we all hope will let us enter a new and easier phase of the pandemic with more opportunities for personal exchange, travel and face to face meetings.
Car parks are looking for a place for tomorrow
Na de crisis komt de ondergrondse wereld van de openbare parkings weer op adem. En ze bereidt zich nu al voor op de veranderingen van morgen. Op de verdiepingen zijn nieuwe machines geïnstalleerd. Nieuwe activiteiten ook.
Brussels: a turf war between cars and bicycles
As the number of cyclists on the streets of Brussels increases, so do the tensions between drivers and cyclists.
20th EPA Congress & Exhibition
The 20th Congress and Exhibition of EPA took place in Brussels from 12 to 14 September 2022. The theme of the event was: “The E.U. Green Deal and the Future of Parking” – Integrated Solutions for Dynamic Urban Management. Find further information on the Congress website.
Will COVID kill the big cities?
In the post-pandemic world, medium-sized towns will have more attributes which will work in their favour.
21.4 billion going to the State: Belgian drivers are the most taxed in Europe!
Driving a car costs a lot… an arm and a leg you could say. And the State seems quite hooked on taxing drivers. According to calculations by Febiac, motor vehicles bring in 21.4 billion euros each year. A figure, which, in relation to the number of vehicles, puts Belgium in top spot when it comes to the most taxed drivers.
Coronavirus prevention measures
COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation and it has now spread through over one hundred countries. Car park operators are taking this situation very seriously.
Low Emission Zones: How They Work
From the 1st of January 2020, Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent have increased their measures to ensure better air quality in their city centres. The access conditions to the low emission zones have become stricter.