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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?

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

Here's What Old Street Roundabout Might Look Like In The Future

Old Street, the Tube station at the heart of London's "Silicon Roundabout," is being considered for a major renovation. A proposal from Transport for London is is open for comment from the public until Jan. 11. The Tube station, which services the city's fast-growing tech center, could use an update. Show More Summary

A Tube Map To Assist Time Travelers In Medieval London

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The official Transport For London website offers multiple variations of the iconic Tube map to assist virtually any traveler. The bicyclist map, the step-free map, the avoiding stairs map, and the all-important toilet map. Now, finally, there's a Tube map for anyone commuting during the Middle Ages. Read more...

Tribal Worldwide Strikes Up the ‘People’s Choir’ for Volkswagen UK

Tribal Worldwide, London created this online Christmas effort for Volkswagen UK, featuring a “People’s Choir” singing carols in public locations. It’s a pretty straightforward approach, the “People’s Choir” is transported via Volkswagen Sharan to various locations where they spread some holiday cheer to random passsersby. Show More Summary

UK's Virgin Trains launches new direct services for Blackpool and Shrewsbury

UK Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has launched Virgin Trains' new direct services between London and the cities of Shrewsbury and Blackpool.

Traffic Today, Gondola Tomorrow – A proposal for a ski lift between Belfast and Lisburn

2 months agoNews : Slugger O'Toole

Anthony McNamee is proposing  this radical transport idea to ease congestion and make life easier for commuters. The idea is not as crazy as it sounds. There is a 1km Gondola system over the river Thames in LondonFor over 10 years I drove the road from Newry to Belfast and back, a daily commute more...

Cost of hotels, airfare, transportation, food and activities for one week in London

What I hope readers find useful in this article are examples of general costs for London based on a Saturday to Saturday trip in late-November 2014. Everyone has personal needs and desires when traveling. Restaurant dining, theater, nightclubs and bars, tours and activities result in highly variable trip costs. Show More Summary

The Garden Bridge, A Proposed Elevated Walkway Park That Crosses the River Thames in London

2 months agoOdd : Laughing Squid

In 2012, the transit agency Transport for London put out a call for proposals that would help improve pedestrian walkways over the River Thames. Actress Joanna Lumley and Heatherwick Studio, a design firm currently involved with Pier 55 in New York City, responded with their idea for The Garden Bridge, an elevated walkway that includes […]

BMW is bringing its pay-as-you-go cars to London

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

While there's no shortage of public transport across London, the city is actually the most popular market for car-sharing services in Europe. Companies like ZipCar have enjoyed the burgeoning market for short-term vehicle rentals and now BMW wants in...

Gatwick to Heathrow in 3 hours for £8.10 with Oyster

One of the major ways to get discount transportation fares around London is buying an Oyster card for £3 and load the card with a certain amount of credit. The Oyster card can be purchased all over London and at airports through Tourist Information centers and at Underground station ticket offices. Show More Summary

Future Rail: Issue 21

In this issue: San Francisco’s fleet of the future, the first fully automated local network in the US, SNCF’s investment strategy at home and abroad, solving London’s transport crisis, 3D laser mapping for rail network maintenance and more.

Teaser Trailer Unveiled For ‘Pan’

2 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Warner Bros. Pictures has unveiled a new teaser trailer for Pan. Deadline reports that “the fantasy actioner retells the tale of an orphan boy snatched from turn-of-the-century London and transported to a magical land ruled by a moustache-twirling...Show More Summary

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