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

yesterdayArts : 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

Department for Transport to Speak at WiFi on Trains Conference in Light of Major New Project

BWCS is delighted to announce a major new keynote speaker for this year's WiFi on Trains Conference - Train Communications Systems 2015 (London, 10th and 11th of June).

Transport for London Bans Poster of Bad Jews Play on Underground - Reports

The Transport for London has reortedly banned posters on London tube for a play called Bad Jews.

Awards: The 15 Finest New Buildings, According to the Design Museum

All photos via Design Museum London's Design Museum just announced the nominees for its eighth annual "Designs of the Year" awards. Of the 76 design projects chosen across fields as diverse as fashion and transportation, 15 hail from the world...

London: London is Adding Bicycle 'Superhighways' In and Around The City

last monthLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

Bike sharing systems are nothing new, but now the powers that be in they are busy approving and installing superhighways meant just for bicycles. Just the other day the city and the Board of Transport just gave the okay to spend around $240 million on new spiffy bike lanes that are intended for bikes and only bikes?like no cars allowed. Show More Summary

London: The Goring Is Closed for the First Time in 105 Years, But at Least It's Not for Long

last monthTravel / Hotels : HotelChatter

Things we never expect to change in London: The royal family. The never-ending roadworks. The inability to make any kind of eye contact on public transport. That bastion of poshness, the Goring Hotel. Edit: those were things we never...Show More Summary

98 MPG Range-Extended Electric Metrocab Coming To London

London will soon be home to 98 MPG range-extended electric Metrocabs, thanks to Transport for London finally getting around to approving them — after several years of work on the topic. This means that there’s finally some competition for the diesel-fume-belching cabs there now. Show More Summary

Castle Air Offers a 6-Minute Helicopter Shuttle from Biggin Hill Airport to London

2 months agoLifestyle / Travel : RobbReport

For travelers to London, a new helicopter shuttle service now provides transportation between the international Biggin Hill Airport—a popular destination for private and corporate jets—and the center of the city, about 12 miles away....Show More Summary

Architects Want To Turn Old Subway Tunnels Into An Underground Cycling Highway

The conceptual London Underline would offer pedestrians and cyclists an alternate route through central London. London commuters could one day ditch the Tube for a different kind of underground transportation experience. A proposal by...Show More Summary

Miles of segregated cycle superhighways approved in London

LONDON — Some great news for cyclists in the capital was announced Wednesday, as Transport for London (TfL) approved plans for a network of cycle superhighways in the city. The scheme will introduce two brand new cycle routes and will upgrade six more lanes across London. Show More Summary

Hailo Backup helps ensure you can book a taxi in London when you need it most

Hailo has added a new feature for its users in London that provides an alternate backup car in case you find your chosen mode of transportation unavailable. For example, if you’re looking to hop into one of the capital’s iconic black...Show More Summary

Lightweight Integrated Emergency Door System for Rail Vehicles

Working alongside Bombardier Transportation, TRB Lightweight Structures helped to design and develop an emergency detrainment door system for two different rail vehicles: the London Underground sub-surface rail fleet and the new Class 378 London Over…

Why Did London Underground Ban This Sexy Theater Poster?

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

The new ad for the 20th anniversary revival of Kevin Elyot's My Night With Reg was too revealing for the Transport for London authorities. Contributor: Brandon Voss read more

Sexy Poster for Gay Play Banned by London Underground

A revealing new ad for the 20th anniversary revival of Kevin Elyot's My Night With Reg, a classic AIDS-themed comedy, was rejected by Transport for London authorities. read more

UK TfL appoints four consulting groups for Crossrail 2 project

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has appointed four consulting groups to develop detailed plans for the proposed £20bn Crossrail 2 project.

London bus strike leads to misery on the Tube for thousands

LONDON — Commuters across London had a tough time getting to work on Tuesday morning because of a 24-hour strike by bus drivers. See also: A group of people waiting for the Tube had an impromptu sing-along Transport for London said there was significant disruption across the city because of the strike, which began at 4 a.m. Show More Summary

More Capacity on TfL's Northern Line - From the Underground Up

Transport for London (TfL) has increased capacity by 20 percent meaning a faster and more reliable service.

London Transport Blocks Uber's Ads From Its Web Site

Transport for London (TfL), the local government body responsible for the majority of London’s transport system, has dropped ads for Uber from its website after complaints were raised from local taxi and minicab drivers who have long protested Uber’s right to operate in capital city, MayorWatch reports. Show More Summary

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