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TfL Trials New Digital Bus Stop Display Sign

Transport for London (TfL) is trialling a new battery-powered bus stop display screen which will for the first time provide real time travel information on other bus services as well as its own.

High alert for London transport after suspected bomb found

Police destroy "suspected viable Improvised Explosive Device" found on subway train, arrest young man allegedly behind it

London's Uber drivers must now pass an English exam

After many months of proposals and legal challenges, Transport for London (TfL) has finally imposed a new rule requiring private hire drivers, including those from Uber, to meet an English-language requirement before they can hit the city's streets. Show More Summary

London wants Uber drivers to prove they can speak English

Black cabs have been a staple of London’s transportation system for decades. That said, the city’s regulators aren’t the biggest fan of Uber, which often offers lower prices and added convenience. London’s transportation regulation agency (the TfL, Transportation for London) is imposing new rules that would require all private hire drivers to take an English… Read More

Collector's indictment shows just how easy it was for art to be transported to places it shouldn't be

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In April of this year luxury real-estate developer and fine arts collector Michael Shvo, based in New York City with offices in New York, London, and Dubai blessed the pages of the Wall Street Journal as one of New York's savvy young developers with more than $4bn (£2.84bn) worth of luxury projects in development. Show More Summary

London studio simplifies shelter for disaster relief

Disaster relief shelters need to be cost-effective, easy to transport and quick to construct, which explains why many, including Ikea's, use a flat-pack design. Showing just what's possible in this format, the Duffy Shelter can be constructed...Show More Summary

Rolling Landscape: Driverless Geodesic Garden Hits the Streets of London

As robotic cars take to the streets, designers are beginning to see possibilities for urban mobility that go beyond human and cargo transport. What if plants, for instance, could be moved around automatically, seeking out sun, filtering dirty air and providing fresh greens within cities? Inspired by Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic domes and Operating Manual for Spaceship …

How London’s new late-night underground trains are impacting Uber

August 19, 2016, was an important date for travelers in London — it was when the new Night Tube underground transport service was opened to the public, serving round-the-clock weekend access to Londoners on a handful of busy routes. Unlike other underground travel systems such as the New York Subway, London’s gargantuan Underground network — […]

Telecoms Giant Fined by TfL for Mismanaging Streetworks for Second Time in Four Months

Transport for London (TfL) has successfully prosecuted telecommunications company Vodafone for the second time this year as part of its commitment to ensure that road works cause as little disruption as possible to road users.

Android Pay now in the UK, new countries on the way

Now in the U.K., people can use Android Pay at high street stores like Boots, Starbucks and Waitrose and pay for the Tube, bus and train with Transport for London.

Central London’s First 2 All-Electric Bus Routes (51 Electric Buses) To Be Running By End Of 2016

Central London’s first two all-electric bus routes will be running by the end of 2016, supported by a fleet of 51 single-decker electric buses, according to a recent announcement from Transport for London and Mayor Sadiq Khan. What this...Show More Summary

Geographically representative map of the London Underground

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The Transport for London tube map, building on Harry Beck's pioneering work in 1931, is rightly hailed as a masterpiece of simplification and clarity in data visualisation. (more…)

Earn extra Avios for Transport for London (or extra Membership Rewards points)

Amex is offering bonus miles and membership rewards points for transactions on Transport for London The post Earn extra Avios for Transport for London (or extra Membership Rewards points) appeared first on Miles from Blighty.

London underground stations and tube lines where you're most likely to be pick-pocketed

Statistics compiled by the British Transport Police (BTP) showed that King's Cross St Pancras was the worst for thefts. There were 215 incidents from January 2015 to February 2016 at the site.

London Bus journeys get cheaper today – if you board a second bus within an hour!

A new hoppa offering from Transport for London allows a second The post London Bus journeys get cheaper today – if you board a second bus within an hour! appeared first on Miles from Blighty.

Crowdfunding London’s public transport: is it possible?

As the population grows and the budget for big infrastructure projects faces numerous cuts, there is an incentive to seek alternative funding to deliver a reliable and modern transport network. A recent report puts forward crowdfunding as a novel con…

London Trials Special Badge On Public Transport For Those With Hidden Disabilities

The initiative helps the many handicapped passengers who need a seat and find it difficult to get one

World's first flat-pack truck folds in on itself for faster, cheaper dispatch to developing nations

The world’s first flat-pack truck, the OX by Global Vehicle Trust (GVT) recently unveiled in London, promises a low-cost answer to the challenges of transportation in developing nations. The OX was designed to enable true all-terrain...Show More Summary

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