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MasterCard offers Londoners free Monday rides for using Apple Pay

In a special promotion, MasterCard is briefly letting people ride the Transport for London network for free on Mondays so long as they use Apple Pay.

Crossrail carriage designs unveiled

Crossrail train carriage features unveiled 20 November 2015 From the section London Image copyright TfL Image caption Each train has space for 1,500 passengers Transport for London has released details of the trains which will carry passengers on the £14.8bn Crossrail route, saying they will be “fully accessible” with free Wi-Fi access. Services due to […]

London's Next-Gen Commuter Trains Will Feature 4G, Wi-Fi and AC as Standard

Transport for London has released renders of what the London’s new Crossrail trains will look like, providing a glimpse of what a British commute of the future might looks like. Read more...

This young director is helping one of the world's biggest media agencies to engage with startups

A director at one of the world's biggest media agencies has been announced as the leader of a new innovation division that will aim to get companies like Transport for London and Netflix to engage with startups more effectively. Hannah...Show More Summary

New London Tube Map Shows How Long It Takes to Walk, Not Ride a Train

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Transport for London has released another alternative version of the Tube map—and it’s actually really useful. The London transport manager has created a ‘Walk the Tube’ map, which shows how long it takes to totter between stations. Read more...

Uber UK boss says regulators should leave Uber alone and make life easier for London's black cabs

Jo Bertram, Uber’s regional manager for the UKI and the Nordics, has suggested that London’s transport authorities focus on removing regulation from black cab drivers instead of making it harder for Uber to operate in the capital, according to Diginomica. Show More Summary

HARRISON BERGERON, TEXT YOUR OFFICE: Regulators Want To Make Uber Drivers Wait 5 Minutes Because Th…

HARRISON BERGERON, TEXT YOUR OFFICE: Regulators Want To Make Uber Drivers Wait 5 Minutes Because They Are Too Efficient. “Transport for London (TfL) has suggested that Uber drivers should be stuck with a five-minute delay, a ban on GPS driver-location in-app, and forcing ride-sharing companies to take bookings up to seven days in advance. TfL […]

London hit by transport strike

London’s Docklands Light Railway has shut for 48 hours for the first time in its 28-year history as staff strike over the outsourcing of work. ||| London - London’s Docklands Light Railway, which connects the UK capital’s main financial...Show More Summary

Pre-1905 veteran motor cars send Bond Street back in time with Bonhams £1.5 million sale

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Bonhams transported bidders back in time at its New Bond Street headquarters as the saleroom filled with pre-1905, veteran motor cars for the annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run Sale. Now in its 12th year, the event saw 95% ofShow More Summary

Public consultation begins for £27bn Crossrail 2 route in London

The UK's Transport for London (TfL) has begun a public consultation for the revised route of Crossrail 2, a £27bn rail line being proposed to connect south-west and north-east London.

IAM and TfL included in 2015 ETSC PRAISE awards winners

The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has announced the 2015 winners of its PRAISE awards, which sees Transport for London and the IAM recognised for their efforts to improve road safety at work. As part of the PRAISE project to promote better practice in work-related road safety, the ETSC presents annual awards in recognition of organisations that […]

Brush Traction to refurbish train motors for TfL's Piccadilly line

Railway locomotives manufacturer Brush Traction has secured a £6.5m contract from the UK's Transport for London (TfL) to refurbish and fit train motors for the Piccadilly line.

Uber wins crucial court case over use of app in London

LONDON — A high court judge has ruled that Uber is not breaking a law that bans private hire cars from using taximeters See also: Uber fears new proposals will 'end' how it operates in London Transport for London, the body that's responsible...Show More Summary

British court rules that Uber is legal in setback for London taxi industry

The U.K. High Court ruled today that Uber’s app does not violate the nation’s taxi regulation handing the ride-hailing service an important regulatory victory. Earlier this week, London’s transport authority asked the High Court for its opinion on Uber’s legal status. Specifically, the agency wanted to know if the court believed the smartphone app met the […]

Uber victorious in High Court battle against Transport for London and black cabbies

Power to the smartphones! The High Court has ruled in favour of Uber this morning after Transport for London and… The post Uber victorious in High Court battle against Transport for London and black cabbies appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

London Freight Enforcement Partnership is the “right way to go” says FTA

The FTA has pledged its support for the London Freight Enforcement Partnership, which was launched on October 13. The Partnership, launched by Mike Brown, transport commissioner for London, aims to tackle unsafe HGVs in the capital. According to the FTA, the launch of the partnership is “The right way to go and will enable a […]

Transport for London to take first Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicles

Major of London Boris Johnson has announced that Transport for London will be the first UK customer for the new Toyota Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle. TfL will take delivery of four Mirai models to assist with essential engineering and maintenance work carried out between bus stops and Tube stations. The TfL models will be […]

TfL launches new transparency strategy

Transport for London (TfL) has launched a new transparency strategy, through which it intends to provide better access to information and more clarity around the release of key data.

Bombardier Transportation Ltd (UK) Has Appointed Global Display Solutions (GDS) To Supply PIS (Passenger Information Systems) Displays for the Prestigious Crossrail

Running over 100km from Reading to Heathrow in the west, through new tunnels under central London to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east, Crossrail is Europe's largest construction project. Crossrail will transform rail transport in London, increasi…

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