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Children's Traffic Club London Helps Children Learn Road Safety

This spring, Transport for London (TfL) is inviting all pre-school children in London to join a special club to teach them road safety lessons that will stay with them, and help them, for life.

Going Underground: Transport for London Collects 300,000 Lost Items in 2015

What’s the connection between a life-sized Spider-Man doll, a prosthetic leg and a brown envelope stuffed with £15,000 ($21,500)? All three were handed in to the Transport for London (TfL) lost property office, which collected a record...Show More Summary

Mayor Launches World-Leading Bus Safety Program

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have launched a program to drive major improvements in bus safety.

NYC Reveals Subway Car of the Future – Wifi, Charging Stations, & Open Design

Earlier this week, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) revealed plans to purchase 10 open gangway cars for two trains as part of a test to potentially implement the open train design in 2020. NYC would join London, Paris,...Show More Summary

TfL prosecutes BT for ‘disruptive street work’

BT has been fined thousands of pounds for a range of roadwork offences on London’s roads. The telecomms giant was prosecuted by Transport for London for offences committed at four sites last year, including working without a permit in Devonshire Road in Lewisham and Jamaica Road in Southwark. TfL said the prosecutions form part of […]

TfL is making it easier to beat traffic and find parking

With the majority of Brits now owning a smartphone or tablet, developers have jumped at the chance to deliver up-to-the-minute information on traffic and travel. Transport for London (TfL) has helped facilitate a number of these features...Show More Summary

20,000th driver completes London Safe Urban Driving course

20,000 UK licensed HGV drivers have now taken Transport for London’s (TfL’s) Safe Urban Driving course. The course, created by TfL in 2011, is the first accredited course in the UK to include on-road cycle training for HGV drivers. This element of the course gives drivers a vulnerable road user’s perspective of the road and […]

Zero-Emissions Smart Mobility and Your City

Ford is piloting its mobility-as-a-service program on the streets of London (think: Amazon Prime for urban transportation). 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth spoke with project manager Alicia Agius to get the scoop.

UK TfL to take command of entire London suburban rail network

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has launched proposals for a new era of rail travel to provide better, more reliable services for the city and south-east.

London's transport regulator is backing down on a series of tough proposals for Uber

Transport for London (TfL) has dropped a set of tough proposals that would have seriously hurt ridesharing apps like Uber, The Telegraph reports. TfL's proposed rules included a mandatory five-minute wait time, a ban on animated cars appearing in apps, and a way to allow customers to book cars in advance. Show More Summary

TfL sets out proposals to overhaul London’s private hire industry

Transport for London (TfL) has today set out proposals to enhance safety and customer service for the Capital’s private hire industry as well as investigating a move to remove the Congestion Charge exemption for private hire vehicles. The move follows a review of private hire regulations in London, including a public consultation with over 16,000 […]

London cabbies are crowdfunding a £600k fight against Uber but it won’t be enough

London’s Action for Cabbies has launched a very modern £600,000 crowdfunding campaign to fund a judicial review into the 2012 decision made by Transport for London (TfL) that Uber does not need to be regulated like the black cab industry. Show More Summary

London's black cabs turn to crowdfunding to fight uber

Action for Cabbies has set up a crowdfunding campaign to get the UK legal system to look at Transport for London's 2012 decision to grant Uber's license. Continue reading London's black cabs turn to crowdfunding to fight uber London's black cabs turn to crowdfunding to fight uber originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:45:00 EST. Show More Summary

Lloyd's of London: Agents Can Offer Iran Insurance for Oil Transport

The Lloyd's of London insurance market said on Tuesday that from a European Union perspective its managing agents can now provide insurance and reinsurance for

Two operators convicted for Safer Lorry Scheme violations

Two operators have been ordered to pay total fines and court costs of more than £1,400 for Safer Lorry Scheme (SLS) violations. The scheme, developed by Transport for London (TfL), London Councils and Heathrow Estates, was launched in September 2015 and ensures vehicles weighing more than 3.5 tonnes, entering London, must be fitted with sideguards and […]

Redevelopment begins on Whitechapel London station for Crossrail

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the redevelopment of the 140-year old Whitechapel London Overground and Underground station has started, in preparation for Crossrail services starting in 2018.

London Transport Museum announces centenary events to celebrate the Johnston Underground typeface

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London?s timeless and iconic lettering ? the Johnston typeface ? was created a century ago for London Underground and since its introduction it has come to represent not just transport but the idea of London. London Transport MuseumShow More Summary

Decorate Your Home In Vintage Patterns From The London Underground

British designer Lindsey Lang mines midcentury transportation history for a new line of tiles. There's no shortage of merchandise for transportation design fiends to splurge on. Following a successful Kickstarter, Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda's NYC subway graphic standards manual was turned into a buyable book. Show More Summary

Survival of Fittest for Dry Bulk Shipping Companies in 2016

By Jonathan Saul LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – Shipping companies that transport commodities such as coal, iron ore and grain face a painful year ahead, with only the strongest expected to weather a deepening crisis caused by tepid demand and a surplus of vessels for hire. The predicament facing firms that ship commodities in large […] .

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