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TfL Publishes Latest Bus Safety Statistics

Transport for London (TfL) has published new bus safety statistics for the Capital and confirmed details of its comprehensive Bus Safety Program, which brings together the very latest technology, improved driver training and contract incentives

Uber added a temporary feature to its app to get UK citizens to the Brexit polls — and demand is off the charts

Uber is encouraging some of its UK users to go and vote by sending them a push notification through its popular taxi app. Wet weather and public transportation issues made it difficult for some Londoners to get to the polls on Thursday...Show More Summary

Deals this week: Twitter, Deutsche Bahn, CH2M

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has partnered with social networking service provider Twitter on a pilot passenger alert service to keep customers informed regarding delays on the London Overground, TfL Rail, and London's underground Central and …

The London Underground Updates Its Iconic Signage With a New Typeface

last weekHumor / odd : mental_floss

Transport for London is updating for the modern age, with a few old-school twists.

London Underground updates font for social media - CNET

2 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Adapted to better display on apps and social media, the update is the biggest font change for London's famous transport network in 100 years.

Are ‘Beach Body’ Ads So Bad For Women?

2 weeks agoNews : The Daily Beast

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has asked Transport for London to ban ads that are body shaming. But women do not need to be nannied around the images they are permitted to see.

London's Mayor Bans Body Shaming Ads on Public Transport

London's new mayor Sadiq Khan is fulfilling his pledge to make the city's morning commute a friendlier place for tube riders. According to the Guardian, Khan has asked Transport for London to stop running any body-shaming ads, citing concerns that such spots “can demean people, particularly... Continue reading

UK: Body-Shaming Ads Banned From Public Transit In London

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan just announced that Transport for London (TfL) is banning advertisements from the Tube and bus that promote negative body image through rhetoric about "bikini bodies" and other fat-phobic messages. These kinds of ads harm commute

London Bans Advertisements That Portray ‘Unrealistic Body Images’

London is set to ban all advertisements that portray unhealthy or unrealistic body images, from its transport systems, starting July. This ban includes all advertising spaces controlled by the Transport for London, or TfL, viz. spaces on overground trains, bus shelters, the Tube, trams, and other places on the street. Show More Summary

London Mayor Sadiq Khan Bans Body Shaming Adverts on Public Transport

Advertisements promoting negative body images will be banned across the Transport for London network from next month. As part of his mayoral election manifesto, Sadiq Khan pledged to ban adverts promoting “unhealthy or unrealistic” body images from trains, both overground and underground, and buses. Show More Summary

Body shaming ads to be banned across all public transport in London

LONDON — Adverts that could pressure people to "conform to an unrealistic or unhealthy body shape" or create body confidence issues will be banned  across the Transport for London (TfL) network from next month,  Sadiq Khan — Mayor of...Show More Summary

UK's TfL and Twitter launch pilot passenger alert service

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has launched a pilot passenger alert service, under a partnership with online social networking service Twitter.

Thales installs new signalling equipment on four London Underground lines

Global transportation systems provider Thales has begun installing new signalling equipment between Edgware Road and Hammersmith as part of Transport for London's (TfL) major modernisation programme of the next four underground line...

Hidden London Mansion Transports You Back to 1741, Asks $4.3M

Live out your Miss Havisham fantasies here Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location:...Show More Summary

TfL unveils new Tube map with tram services

UK’s Transport for London (TfL) has released a new Tube map in order to add London’s tram services for the first time.

Hoppecke to refurbish and replace Transport for London's battery systems

Hoppecke Industrial Batteries has been selected by Transport for London (TfL) to manage on-board systems for its underground trains.

Whoosh! Two Hour Sydney-London Hypersonic Travel in 2018?

A jet engine for hypersonic passenger travel between London and New York in 11 minutes has been tested successfully. The revolutionary transport could be introduced by 2018, according to technology prognosticators.

Transit Trends Episode #4

In this episode of Transit Trends, we sit down with Iain Macbeth of Transport For London and discuss how the information from a connected car can improve transportation systems worldwide. Wire Feed

Transport for London blames tube delays on "wrong type of sun"

last monthHumor / odd : Boing Boing

The agency says that the angle of the sunlight that strikes its tracks creates glare that blinds the CCTVs that train-drivers use to ensure that the platform is clear before pulling out of the station. (more…)

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