Nottingham city council says it will not raise as much money as it had hoped from the workplace parking levy in its first year.
The charge means businesses with more than 10 parking spaces will have to pay £288 a year for each space from Sunday.
The authority says it will pay for better public transport including new tram routes and will reduce congestion.
More top news
A spokesman for Derbyshire police said that the cyclist was killed in a collision with a lorry near a roundabout off Raynesway in Derby.
Two young people from Worcester have been disqualified from keeping animals for life for starving two pet dogs, one of which later died.
Police say they are investigating the incident to see if it was placed there with intent to cause danger to other road users.