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New illustration: Eleanor Taylor, Karrie Fransman, Jessica May Underwood, Daniel Frost & more

Our latest pick of new illustration includes the winning work from this year's Prize for Illustration, awarded by the AOI and London Transport Museum, a vibrant installation for Southbank Centre's Alchemy festival, floral displays at Harrods and a charming book of untranslatable words from around the world.

Santander Cycles app for Windows Phone to be released “shortly”

Exactly a week ago we complained that Transport for London has not released an app for their cycle hiring service for Windows Phone, and was only supporting iOS and Android. Today we have much happier news, with Transport for London now saying the app will be released soon for our own OS. They write:  I […]

Take Your LGBT Advocacy on the Road in London's New Rainbow Taxi: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

To mark the upcoming International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, taxi driver Ian Beetlestone has teamed up with ad company Ubiquitous and Transport for London to add a splash of color to the city's iconic black cab design. Gay Times...

Calling at Down Street: Churchill's Former Tube Station Bunker to Be Opened

It was first used as a Tube station in central London, and then converted into a wartime bunker for British PM Winston Churchill during WWII. Now the capital's transport officials are calling on businesses to put forward their best ideas on how to once again transform the disused Down Street station.

A minor victory for Windows Phone as TFL consider Santander Cycle app for the OS

It seems our call to action yesterday has resulted in some rapid results.  We noted yesterday that government body Transport for London neglected to develop a Windows Phone app for their Santander Cycle service, which offers low cost cycle hire in the centre of London, and suggested readers make a formal complaint, like we did. It […]

In UK, not supporting Windows Phone is a socio-economic exclusion issue

We were somewhat incensed yesterday when government body Transport for London released apps for iOS and Android but not Windows Phone for their Santander Cycle network. The reason of course is that it places Windows Phone users at a disadvantage simply because they are a (sizable) minority, which is not what a progressive country should […]

Official Santander Cycles app will help you get around London on Boris bikes

Transport for London and Santander have teamed up to release a new official app for those who rely on the Boris Bike scheme in London. The new app will help you travel around the capital using only two wheels.

Transport for London release an app for Boris Bikes, but only for iOS and Android

Boris bikes, recently renamed to Santander Cycles, are council-owned bicycles places in large numbers all over London, which can be hired very cheaply for short journeys around the city, at around £2 per day. 5 years after its introduction Transport for London have finally released apps for the service which allows users to pre-book cycles and […]

Singapore's Transport Minister to Speak at LISW 2015

London International Shipping Week 2015 (LISW) is delighted to announce that Mr Lui Tuck Yew, Singapore’s Minister for Transport, has confirmed that he will speak

UK’s TfL seeks partners to renovate Down Street Tube station

Transport for London (TfL) in the UK has invited innovative ideas from business firms to renovate Down Street Tube station for commercial business, as part of its plans to generate £3.4bn in non-fare revenue.

TfL to extend use of Sentinel identification system to London Underground

UK rail infrastructure operator Network Rail and Transport for London (TfL) have signed an agreement to extend the use of Sentinel identification system to London Underground and its supply chain.

London: Heathrow's Brand New 'Transportation Screens' Have Instantly Become Our Favorite Airport Amenity

4 weeks agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Have you ever landed in a destination for the first time and debated between taking a train and a taxi? Would a taxi be faster? Would a train be cheaper? Is traffic bad? When's the next train? Well, in a move that could potentially set a new standard in airport service, Heathrow Airport is now helping you answer that question. Show More Summary

WATCH: TfL’s powerful new video about sexual harassment on public transport

Transport for London, the British Transport Police and the Mayor of London today this week unveiled a compelling new video about sexual harassment on public transport, featuring the disheartening statistic that 90% of incidents go unreported. Show More Summary

TfL invites bids to operate London Overground services for next concession period

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has invited bids to operate London Overground services from November next year.

Exclusive: Canada's Bombardier explores options for rail business - sources

By Pamela Barbaglia, Freya Berry and Sophie Sassard LONDON (Reuters) - Bombardier is exploring options to monetize its transportation unit potentially worth up to $5 billion, as the Canadian group seeks to offset challenges within its aircraft business, six sources familiar with the matter said. Show More Summary

Annals of Transportation : Man Living in Starchitect-Designed Home Wants His Own Train Station

Photos via Dezeen The Sunken House, designed by British starchitect and modular dollhouse designer David Adjaye, sits directly above the future route for London's CrossRail 2 train, which is scheduled to open in 2030. As a personal consolation prize...

Is This Text-Message Alert System for Pregnant Cows the Design of the Year?

2 months agoArts : Slate: The Eye

London’s Design Museum revealed its 76 nominees for Design of the Year 2015 on Thursday. The list spans architecture, fashion, product design, digital design, graphics, and transport, and it includes high-profile projects such as Google’s...Show More Summary

Russia unveils plan for superhighway from London to Alaska

When it comes to the future, Russia is thinking big. Vladimir Yakunin, head of transportation company Russian Railways, unveiled a plan on Monday for a Trans-Eurasian corridor — including a superhighway and high-speed railway — thatShow More Summary

A Beacon System to Guide the Blind Through London’s Subways

Using the Wayfindr app to get around, photo by Ustwo Public transportation can be tricky to navigate, with a mass of people rushing in different directions and all the many misleading signs. For the visually impaired, though, this hassle...Show More Summary

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