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TfL seeks supplier to build new DLR trains

UK-based Transport for London (TfL) has started the procurement process for a supplier to build a new generation of trains for the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).

Flying insects swarm part of London

Transport for London warned drivers that one pedestrian crossing was "partially obstructed by bees"

Transport app Citymapper trials its own smart bus and transport service in London

Popular city transport app Citymapper has revealed an ambitious plan to reinvent the humble bus, creating vehicles fit for the smart city era. Citymapper, if you didn’t know, is a mobile app that rose to prominence in London for its user-friendly interface that combines multiple transport options to help users find their way from A-to-B […]

Lanes Group secures £65m contract for London Underground

Lanes Group has received a £65m contract from Transport for London (TfL) to provide facilities maintenance services for the London Underground.

Transport for London launches ‘Please Offer Me a Seat’ badge

Transport for London (TfL) in the UK has launched its 'Please Offer Me a Seat' badge initiative across its network for disabled passengers.

Transport For London Selects Fastned For Fast Charging Network In Greater London Area

Fastned is moving quickly to build its pan-European fast charging network. It has been selected by Transport for London to build up to 300 fast chargers in the greater London area by 2020. Transport For London Selects Fastned For Fast...Show More Summary

Mina Goes Tropically Global on Her Afrobeat Banger “Boing”

Need a tropical vacation but can’t afford one? London’s Mina has got you covered with her latest video for “Boing.” No need to pack your shortest shorts or most cropped tops, press play and you’re instantly transported to the tropics with Mina, guest MC Nané and some dancing friends from around the world. Mina is […]

Oslo, London lead push for greener transport: study

OSLO/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will curb climate change and reduce air pollution, a study showed on Tuesday.

TfL Challenging App Designers to Utilize Cycling Data

Transport for London (TfL) has challenged app designers to improve their services to cyclists after expanding the data it makes available to them.

Cubic to Address Mobility-as-a-Service Realities at MaaS Market Conference in London

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) has announced that Andy Taylor, strategy director for CTS, will speak on the conveniences of Mobility as a Service (MaaS) at the MaaS Market: Concept to Delivery conference.

Transport for London Endorses Global Street Design Guide

The National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO), Bloomberg Philanthropies and Transport for London (TfL) have announced that TfL has endorsed the newly released Global Street Design Guide.

TFL maps reveal walking times between tube stations

Transport for London has released a handy new version of the Tube map showing the walking times and the number of steps between stations extending out to zone 3.

Mohsin Hamid's 'Exit West' imagines a new way out for refugees

In a world swarming with refugees, a world of travel bans, extreme vetting and giant walls, imagine mysterious black doors that transport defenseless refugees from war-torn cities to the safety of San Francisco and London. No overcrowded dinghies, no life vests, no Aylan Kurdis washing ashore....

E-Paper Bus Destination Displays

Transport for London bus stops use ePaper technology from E Ink to display real-time bus arrival times, travel information, route maps and schedules.

TfL Searches for New Apprentices

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that it has created more than 175 new apprenticeship positions and is welcoming applications from people who want to play their part in keeping London moving, working and growing and making life in the city better.

It is better to stand on the escalator rather than walk, TfL's London Tube study finds

LONDON — In 2016, Transport for London (TfL) provoked wild controversy by running a trial at Holborn Tube station to try to find an answer to a divisive question: Is it better to stand or walk on the escalator? Well, thanks to a Freedom...Show More Summary

Uber loses court battle that challenged English-language test requirement for U.K. drivers

3 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Uber has lost a U.K. court case it brought against a London transport authority that plans to require private-hire taxi drivers to pass an English-language communication exam. The test was first announced back in 2015 by then London Mayor Boris Johnson, and was aimed at bringing more regulation to the burgeoning private-hire taxi industry that companies such as […]

Barclaycard renews ten-year contract with TfL for contactless payments

Barclaycard has retained its contract for providing advanced contactless payment solutions to Transport for London (TfL) in the UK.

Britain will spend 6 times more per person on transport in London than the rest of England

Londoners will receive £1,500 more per person in transport investment than those living in the rest of England over the next five years, according to a policy group for the north of England. A report by IPPR (Institute for Public Policy...Show More Summary

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