London Transport

A Vote for Me Today Is a Vote for Hope Over Fear

Sadiq Khan | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Politics
Sadiq Khan

There is a choice at this election. London is the greatest city in the world, but we're at a crossroads. Londoners can vote for a candidate who will fight for ordinary citizens, or they can vote for four more years of the same. They can vote for hope and diversity, or they can vote for fear.

The Future of Cycling in London

Ken Shuttleworth | Posted 19.03.2017 | UK
Ken Shuttleworth

Whether we're discussing how to make our roads safer or the environmental benefits of getting more people to commute by bike, cycling is a topic that many of us feel passionately about. Cycling is an integral and increasingly important part of London's transport network, but there is still a long way to go before it becomes as inclusive, safe and widely enjoyed here as it is in the likes of Copenhagen and Amsterdam.

A London Transport Infrastructure for All - For Now and the Future

Ivan Massow | Posted 27.05.2015 | UK Politics
Ivan Massow

London Mayors are often accused of 'taking sides' when it comes to transport. We've had Boris bikes and Livingstone's Congestion Charge, but we've lacked the ideas to streamline transport for all. London needs a policy that benefits cyclists, public transport users and motorists alike...

Behind the Voice of the London Buses: Q&A with Emma Hignett

Dan Hughes | Posted 28.03.2015 | UK
Dan Hughes

It's very hard to say what makes a good voice artist; the brilliant thing is that the jobs and the voices are so varied, so one voice is perfect for one job while another voice is perfect for another job.

Londoners, You Could Soon Bounce Your Way To Work

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Close your eyes, empty your mind and imagine a road... A road, which in fact, is just one long trampoline. Do you feel it? Do you feel the pure JO...

Do You Ride With Uber? Labour Has Bad News

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Politics

Labour could stop controversial cab-on-demand app Uber from operating in Britain over concerns about its tax arrangements. Shadow transport secreta...

People Make Glasgow and Other Cities Should Take Note

Craig Todd | Posted 30.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Craig Todd

The Commonwealth Games being held in the city of Glasgow has not quite finished yet, but has been heralded as a "great success" due to the success of the organisation of the Games itself and the success of Scottish and other athletes.

Ideas for London, by London

Christian Wolmar | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Politics
Christian Wolmar

Building a better London is not easy. But we won't move our capital forward unless we engage with those who know the most about London, and often have the biggest insight into how it can be improved: Londoners themselves.

London Commuters Face Chaos As 48-Hour Tube Strike Continues

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

A strike by London Underground workers has been causing travel chaos for commuters and other passengers this morning, with disruption set to continue ...

LOOK: This Is The Most London Piece Of Vandalism Ever

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK Comedy

This might just be the most London piece of vandalism ever. Love this @stephenfry @Henryvonstifle @TimeOutLondon @simonpegg

How Punctual Are TfL Staff? The Answer Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK

As Londoners battle to make it into work on time amid a strike by Underground workers that has crippled tube lines, it can be revealed that Transport ...

WHO SAID IT? Boris Johnson Or Bob Crow (QUIZ)

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

If you're unfortunate enough to be working in London today, chances are you are going to have a very long journey home. Fear not, harassed commuter...

Victoria Line On London Underground Closed Due To Cement In Signal Room

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Victoria line on London's ageing Underground system was brought to a standstill on Thursday due to a cement leak in a signal control room. The clo...

Underground Fashion From Roundel

Sarah McGiven | Posted 23.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

Love or loathe the tube, there's no denying the fact that London Underground has a truly iconic aesthetic. The world's first city subway is awash with classic design, from Harry Beck's topological Tube Map to the station signage and typography.

Tourist Lost In London For Three Days Found 'Safe And Well'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A Romanian tourist who vanished after he got separated from his son on the Tube has been found safe and well. Vasile Belea, 63, was last seen at St...

Cyclists 'Should Not Be Fined' For Pavement Riding At Dangerous Junctions

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Cyclists who mount the pavement at dangerous junctions should not be fined, a transport minister has advised police, saying £50 are handed out too re...

£5,000 For The Train To Work

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 23.12.2013 | UK

Tired of cramming on to a delayed train to get to work every morning? For people living in parts of Kent, insult has just been added to injury, wit...

The Real North-South Divide

Lydia Smith | Posted 04.07.2013 | UK Comedy
Lydia Smith

I arrived in London with very little idea of what living in the capital was like - and almost two years later, here is what I've found out.

Mother Admits Shouting Racist Abuse On Tram... As It Is Revealed She Stabbed Her Partner In A Separate Incident

Cascade News | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.06.2013 | UK

A woman who was filmed swearing and yelling “go back to your fucking countries” to her fellow tram passengers has pleaded guilty to racial abuse a...

Humans on Tubes

Chanel de Yong | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Chanel de Yong

The London underground! It looks like a transportation link merely used by humans for a journey from one place to another, but it's actually a circus of entertainment and embarrassment for you and everyone else!

Rush Hour Crush

Amy Whitear | Posted 20.12.2012 | UK
Amy Whitear

If there's one thing London thing I'm not completely sold on, it's commuters. Living south of the river, I've managed to live in blissful ignorance when it comes to the underground; my nearest tube stations are both over a half an hour's walk away.

David Cameron Joins Mass Exodus As Athletes Fly Home

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2012 | UK

Heathrow is braced for one of its busiest days in history, opening a new terminal to deal with the challenge of getting thousands of Olympic athletes ...

Start Of Athletics Prompts Busiest Olympics Day Yet

PA | Posted 03.08.2012 | UK

London's transport network will feel the strain today as the start of the athletics prompts the busiest day of the Olympics so far. More than 200,0...

From Scepticism to Excitement: Loving the Olympics and It's Just Getting Started

Katherine Baldwin | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Sport
Katherine Baldwin

But as soon as I entered the Olympic Park, my fraught journey became a distant memory. Suddenly I wanted to be there all the time, every day, for all the events. I wanted to be part of this amazing atmosphere, among all these friendly people from all over the world (granted, the sunshine probably helped). Spare tickets, anyone?

If I Die on the Road, I'm Blaming the Olympic Organisers

Jen Crothers | Posted 18.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jen Crothers

I bought a bike last week, to avoid being squashed into oblivion on the Piccadilly line in about five weeks time. Or simply not getting on the Piccadilly line at all, thanks to the 65 million tourists about to descend on London.