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Transport For London Kills Off Fan-Made Device Wallpapers Based On Its Seat Patterns

3 hours agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Here's copyright once again playing the thug role because rights must be enforced and the subsequent harm, etc. and so forth until things are broken and people are angry and in the end, the "victor" is able to walk away from a battle not worth fighting, much less worth winning. Show More Summary

UK TfL to award £1.4bn contract to MTR to operate Crossrail services

The UK Transport for London (TfL) is set to award an eight-year, £1.4bn contract to MTR Corporation (MTR) to serve as a key partner in delivering the new Crossrail services.

TfL shortlists bidders to supply electric trains for London Overground routes

Transport for London (TfL) has shortlisted four bidders to supply new rolling stock to operate on the London Overground network.

TfL selects Barber & Osgerby to design Crossrail trains

Transport for London (TfL) has named design studio Barber & Osgerby as the design partner for the fleet of Crossrail trains, which will be operated on the UK's newest rail line from 2017.

Why Londoners must learn to Share the Road

M&C Saatchi's extraordinary new ad for Transport for London urges us all to learn to Share the Road

Transport for London Spent £1,000 of Taxpayer Money on Union Boss Tribute Photo

Taxpayer-funded "Transport for London" (TfL) spent more than £1,000 on pictures of the late Union boss Bob Crow, according to the Evening Standard. The pictures were erected in the Tube Stations that he spent a lifetime trying to disrupt. Show More Summary

Uber victory: Transport for London releases statement siding with app in cabbies row

Bad news for black cab drivers, but good news for ride-sharing apps (and their users): Transport for London (TfL) has released a statement confirming that Uber is operating legally in London. Cabbies had previously challenged TfL’s position, because Uber drivers calculate journey distances and fares using an app. Show More Summary

London Transport Regulator Gives Uber the Green Light

Matthew Feeney Today London’s transport regulator, Transport for London (TfL), said that Uber can legally operate in the U.K.’s capital. The news comes after drivers of London’s black cabs deliberately congested traffic last month in...Show More Summary

Taxi regulator TfL concludes Uber is operating lawfully in London

Back on June 11, thousands of black-cab drivers filled the streets of London in protest against Transport for London (TfL) and technology-enabled services such as Uber. Their issue? Well, they argued that such services allow its users to beckon a cab with their mobile phone, and the associated fare is worked out using GPS. Show More Summary

UK's upgraded Victoria line operates up to 34 trains an hour

Transport for London (TfL) has announced that the Victoria line on the London Underground (LU) is now offering the frequent train service in the UK.

Hammond Commends DP World London Gateway

The UK’s Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport and Wimbledon MP, Rt. Hon. Stephen Hammond MP has paid a visit to DP World London Gateway to congratulate the team on their success.

London Bus Stop Made from 100,000 Lego Bricks Pops Up on Regent Street

UK street furniture specialists Trueform built a bus stop made from thousands of Lego bricks. Working in collaboration with Transport for London, Trueform collected 100,000 used Lego bricks to create the bus stop on Regent Street, which was enough even for

Smart London buses get real-time map and empty seat displays

4 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Struggling to the top deck of a moving bus only to find it full can be a bit embarrassing, but Transport for London is considering new technology to help spare your blushes. As seen by London blogger Ian Mansfield, TfL are trialling screens that...

This London bus stop is made entirely from 100,000 Lego bricks

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

An entire Lego bus stop built to Transport for London specifications has been constructed in London's Regent Street—right in front of a toy store, of course. The route signs, the windows, even the seats are made of Lego bricks! Read more...

Lego bus stop for Hamley's toy shop

Marking Transport for London's Year of the Bus, a new-look bus stop appeared on London's Regent Street yesterday. Outside Hamley's toy shop, the stop is constructed from 100,000 Lego bricks...

Ad of the Week: TfL, Attention! Le Tour De France

We've been beguiled by the clever digital posters that have been springing up of late, but this week a new campaign for Transport for London showed that print still has its place in the billboard arena too. Created by M&C Saatchi to promote the forthcoming arrival of the Tour de France in London, the campaign is our Ad of the Week.

Video: London cabbies, Über alles

What’s upsetting London cabbies? Is it really that Transport for London are not fairly implementing the special privileges awarded to Hackney Carriages, or are they simply against a bit of… Continue reading The post Video: London cabbies, Über alles appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

London Cabbies Hold Uber Regulation Protest

Matthew Feeney Today, thousands of drivers of London’s iconic black cabs are taking part in a possibly illegal demonstration in response to how Transport for London (TfL), the city’s transportation agency, is treating Uber. The drivers...Show More Summary

Uber says sign-ups have jumped 850% because of the taxi driver protests in London

Oh dear. Taxi drivers have hit the streets of London today to protest against Uber – and the way Transport for London regulates the firm – but the demonstrations and related media coverage have actually helped the company to attract new customers. Show More Summary

London's Tube stations to serve up live World Cup scores alongside train times

There's going to be no escaping the World Cup when travelling on the Tube over the coming weeks. To supplement Virgin Media's WiFi hotspots, which'll let you check scores on your phone, ESPN has linked up with Transport for London (TfL) to bring...

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