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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

last weekLifestyle / 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?

last monthArts : 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

3 months agoLifestyle / 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

3 months agoTravel / 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

3 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

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