Traveling to sprawling, bustling world cities like London and Paris is unquestionably exciting, but even for the most energetic traveler, urban journeys can be sensory overload. Thank goodness for lavish spas that transport you from pounding the pavement to the ultimate in pampering. Not surprisingly, many of the best ones can be found at luxurious [...]Show More Summary
Another day, another deranged report on the future of Heathrow. This time it is the Transport Select Committee suggesting that London's main airport be extended to four (four!) runways, doubling the airport's size and blighting the lives of millions of people who live in West London. Forget the various horse racing scandals. We must ask: [...]
Bombardier Transportation has secured a $137m order from Transport for London (TfL) to deliver 57 additional rail cars to be operated on the London Overground network.
Bombardier Transportation announced it has signed a contract with Transport for London (TfL) to provide 57 additional BOMBARDIER ELECTROSTAR rail cars for the London Overground network.
The continued debate over east London river crossings received new input yesterday after Transport for London (TfL) published the responses to its consultation. While there doesn’t appear to be much doubt (at least among respondents to the consultation) that a new crossing is needed, the thorny issue is what form it would take. Show More Summary
Transport for London has released the costs for buying the New Bus for London fleet, and despite years of soothing reassurances from the Mayor that they’ll cost less than normal hybrids, they’ll actually cost a bit more. Each bus carries an average price tag of £354,500 over its lifetime (around 14 years), or £326,000 at current prices. Show More Summary
For the most part, Kurt Harden and I have the same feelings about hotels. [I love some hotels. Just typing that transports me to pleasant stays in London and Hawaii.] But consider this excerpt from Cultural Offering: First, I am a germaphobe. Show More Summary
Dutch-style roundabouts with segregated cycle lanes could be introduced in London if trials taking place at the Transport Research Laboratory are successful. You can see a video on the London Cycling Campaign website on how the roundabouts...Show More Summary
It’s been a particularly bad morning for cyclists – three have been taken to hospital following collisions. Transport for London is investigating after a 333 bus hit a woman on Kennington Park Road. One of Londonist’s writers was in the area at the time and one of a number of passers-by who tried to help. Show More Summary
Credit rating agency Moody’s says Transport for London has a £900m surplus. An explosion has brought down a roof on a house in West Brompton. ITV announces it’s making a Great Fire of London drama. Want to buy the ‘plebgate’ bike? The...Show More Summary
Transport for London (TfL) has shortlisted four bidders for a franchise to operate the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) in London, UK from 14 September 2014.
Transport for London wants to stop accepting cash fares on buses, and has considered implementing the plan as early as this year. BBC’s Sunday Politics programme requested a Mayoral briefing from the end of 2012, which says: It is also...Show More Summary
A police officer was paid £10,000 compensation after falling off a chair on London Underground premises, it was revealed today.In total Transport for London has been forced to pay out £4.76million to people injured on tube trains, buses...Show More Summary
London public transport is the source of many mysteries. How do the mice on the underground not get electrocuted? Is there a way to get a ride on a ‘special’ train? Why do double decker buses no longer have that REALLY fun window onShow More Summary
Cubic Transportation Systems President Steve Shewmaker was among the small group of Transport for London (TfL) partners invited to meet Her Majesty The Queen during the latest event in a year-long calendar of activities to mark the 150th Anniversary of...
App developers in the United Kingdom take note: Transport for London has launched a prize for developers who are able to create London public transport apps that cater to users with physical or communication barriers. In a recent blog...Show More Summary
WORKERS at the London Transport Museum have staged a protest at budget cuts they say will result in the loss of nine ticket office staff. Union officials and staff handed our leaflets to visitors and demanded that Transport for London reverses a decision to cut funding by £1.5m per year...
As the building of Crossrail continues across London, Bonhams is to hold its Prints Sale on 16 April, which will feature a number of images of London transport from the 1930s. The sale will include celebrated works from the Grosvenor...Show More Summary
Core Issues Trust v. Transport for London 22 March 2013  EWHC 651 (Admin) – read judgment. In a judgment which is sure to provoke heated debate, the High Court has today ruled that the banning of an advert which read “NOT GAY! EX-GAY, POST-GAY AND PROUD. GET OVER IT!” from appearing on London buses [...]
Mighty Mo Monkey and Sweet Toof in Hackney by liborius in the Londonist Flickr pool. A woman and child have been killed by a train in Croydon borough. High Court rules that Transport for London was ‘procedurally unfair’ but ‘acting lawfully’...Show More Summary