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London Walking Tour in 8 to 10 hours from LHR, introduction

I enjoy an opportunity to schedule an overnight transit in an international city when it means I have a good part of the day to walk around some place and the cost and time for transportation to city center is not prohibitive for a trip from the airport to the city. Show More Summary

Police and TfL Stand Together Against Hate Crime

Transport for London (TfL) staff and their police colleagues will be raising awareness of hate crime and what to do to combat it.

Polar bears and traffic cones are an unexpectedly delightful combination

LONDON — Apparently, it doesn't take much to make a polar bear happy. Some traffic cones and drainage pipe should do the trick. SEE ALSO: A polar bear is being kept in a Chinese mall for selfies Transport Scotland's construction contractor...Show More Summary

Future Rail: Issue 40

In this issue: Rio do Janeiro prepares for transport during the Olympics, impact of the Shaw Report, Queensland’s Cross River Rail, Bombardier in India, German state aiming for full hydrogen power, Transport for London’s open data programme, and more…

These Nails Double as a Public Transportation Card

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

Oyster cards are used for public transportation in London. Just swipe your card at the turnstile and step on the train. Did you lose your Oyster card? Lucie Davis, a design student at the University of the Arts London, won't. She took the RFID chip from an Oyster card and embedded it into one of her fake fingernails. Show More Summary

CTS licenses UK TfL's contactless ticketing system

Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) has signed an agreement with the Transport for London (TfL) for a license to deploy its contactless ticketing system worldwide.

London's contactless Oyster Card may replace MetroCard

2 weeks agoNews : NY Daily News

Transport for London on Wednesday cut a licensing deal with Cubic Transportation System — a contender to create a replacement for New York’s MetroCard.

London has replaced train tickets with contactless credit cards, and soon you could too - CNET

2 weeks agoTechnology / Internet : Webware

Transport for London has licensed its contactless payment system that allows you to board trains and buses with a swipe of a credit or debit card.

Transport for London: Examples of Responsible Supply Chains

Categories: One of the stand-out sessions at the recent London Universities and Southern Universities Purchasing Consortia joint conference came from Tim Rudin, Supplier Skills Project Manager […] (Read more...)

Mass Transit Weekly Update 7/1/2016

This week's Mass Transit Update features videos from the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro), Transport for London (TfL), Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA), the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) and Amtrak.

TfL Publishes Latest Bus Safety Statistics

Transport for London (TfL) has published new bus safety statistics for the Capital and confirmed details of its comprehensive Bus Safety Program, which brings together the very latest technology, improved driver training and contract incentives

Uber added a temporary feature to its app to get UK citizens to the Brexit polls — and demand is off the charts

Uber is encouraging some of its UK users to go and vote by sending them a push notification through its popular taxi app. Wet weather and public transportation issues made it difficult for some Londoners to get to the polls on Thursday...Show More Summary

Deals this week: Twitter, Deutsche Bahn, CH2M

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has partnered with social networking service provider Twitter on a pilot passenger alert service to keep customers informed regarding delays on the London Overground, TfL Rail, and London's underground Central and …

The London Underground Updates Its Iconic Signage With a New Typeface

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

Transport for London is updating for the modern age, with a few old-school twists.

London Underground updates font for social media - CNET

Adapted to better display on apps and social media, the update is the biggest font change for London's famous transport network in 100 years.

Are ‘Beach Body’ Ads So Bad For Women?

last monthNews : The Daily Beast

Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has asked Transport for London to ban ads that are body shaming. But women do not need to be nannied around the images they are permitted to see.

London's Mayor Bans Body Shaming Ads on Public Transport

London's new mayor Sadiq Khan is fulfilling his pledge to make the city's morning commute a friendlier place for tube riders. According to the Guardian, Khan has asked Transport for London to stop running any body-shaming ads, citing concerns that such spots “can demean people, particularly... Continue reading

UK: Body-Shaming Ads Banned From Public Transit In London

London's Mayor Sadiq Khan just announced that Transport for London (TfL) is banning advertisements from the Tube and bus that promote negative body image through rhetoric about "bikini bodies" and other fat-phobic messages. These kinds of ads harm commute

London Bans Advertisements That Portray ‘Unrealistic Body Images’

London is set to ban all advertisements that portray unhealthy or unrealistic body images, from its transport systems, starting July. This ban includes all advertising spaces controlled by the Transport for London, or TfL, viz. spaces on overground trains, bus shelters, the Tube, trams, and other places on the street. Show More Summary

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