In this issue: San Francisco’s fleet of the future, the first fully automated local network in the US, SNCF’s investment strategy at home and abroad, solving London’s transport crisis, 3D laser mapping for rail network maintenance and more.
Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled a new teaser trailer for Pan. Deadline reports that “the fantasy actioner retells the tale of an orphan boy snatched from turn-of-the-century London and transported to a magical land ruled by a moustache-twirling...Show More Summary
Officials in London are considering turning part of a street into a lengthy trampoline to boost fitness and even cut down commuting times for pedestrians. An official document from Transport for London notes: The Bounceway will be the world’s longest urban trampoline. This iconic and inclusive new public space in the heart of London will […]
Twenty-eight new Routemaster bus sculptures were unveiled in Trafalgar Square today. Wendy Hurrell took a BBC video team along to view the painted sculptures, a sample of 60 commissioned by Transport for London for its Year of the Bus in association with Wild in Art (CLICK). Show More Summary
In this issue: A new Tube for London, Arup’s vision for rail transport in 2050, Samsung’s tech offering to rail operators, what rail operators can learn from airport security, China’s push for international high-speed projects and m...
Credits: Transport for London Modern vehicles will bring air-cooling to the underground – but could also run without drivers One-Minute Read Friday, October 10, 2014 - 1:02pm See related: Tube strike called off after RMT hails 'progress' Transport...Show More Summary
The tube is always a nightmare in certain places, especially if you’re travelling at rush hour. To try and combat the congestion, and to deal with the problem of London’s growing population, TfL has revealed the new driverless tube trains that will start going into service from 2020. Show More Summary
Transport for London has unveiled its new generation of Tube trains for London, designed by consultancy PriestmanGoode. The graphics are brilliant, showing this Heathrow train (Whoops!) and interiors of the new carriages which allow passengers to walk the full length of the train. Show More Summary
Watch this just-unveiled video from Transport for London, the transit agency that runs the London Underground and that's preparing for a $4 billion upgrade, and then let's ask ourselves some tough questions about how we invest in public transit in the U.S.: No. 1.: Does WMATA (or the New York MTA or Chicago "L") even […]
Want to see what the Tube could look like in the next ten years? Thanks to Transport for London and design studio PriestmanGoode, we now can, after they unveiled designs for a new fleet of driverless Tube trains due to be rolled out in 2022. The "New...
The EU invited project proposals under Trans-European Transport Network for €11.9bn in funds, London to launch night tube service and Alstom faces bribery charges. Railway-technology.com wraps up the key headlines from September 201...
Transport for London has launched a public consultation on plans to extend London Underground's Bakerloo line from Elephant & Castle station through Southwark towards Lewisham, Bromley and Hayes.
Campaign is intended to raise safety awareness, but campaigners say it shifts responsibility to women First Reaction Friday, September 26, 2014 - 3:15pm An online campaign launched by Transport for London (TFL) has come under attackShow More Summary
Transport for London has launched a new hashtag, #HomeSafeSelfie, which asks women to post a pic on Twitter or Instagram after a night out to let their friends and followers know they got home safely. It’s part of a campaign highlighting...Show More Summary
Credits: Transport for London Alt Text: Night Tube map TFL says it will boost the economy but unions warn that it is 'a disaster waiting to happen' One-Minute Read Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 2:29pm The launch of a 24-hour weekend...Show More Summary
Last week gave Londoners a chance to pay for their rail-borne transport with something other than an Oyster Card, they could use a contactless credit/debit card of (if they are EE customers using Android) they could use a smartphone....Show More Summary
Peter Hendy worries about low income Londoners.
London designer Dominic Wilcox just unveiled his visionary concept for the future of transportation. Behold the beautiful Stained Glass Driverless Sleeper Car of the Future. Traveling in this beautiful vehicle must be like taking a ride...Show More Summary
With the announcement of Apple Pay earlier this month and the launch of EE’s Cash on Tap users being able to pay for London transport this week, anti-virus software Bitdefender’s Chief Security Strategist has spoken out about his fears of the growth of contactless payment, and questions its security. Show More Summary
A plan is afoot to ease the congestion of New York City's existing transportation infrastructure with a cable car system similar to London's Emirates Air Line. The East River Skyway proposal envisions a high-speed urban gondola thatShow More Summary