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London Buses Going 'Cash Free'? Stoopid Idea

Alexi Duggins | Posted 06.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Alexi Duggins

Yes TfL has started letting you bus it even if you have only one penny's worth of credit. And sure, if you're lucky enough to have a contactless debit card, you're probably fine. But let's face it: at some point, most of us are going to want to get a night bus, having run into negative Oyster balance. And then what, eh?

Use Buses In London? Then You Need To Read This

PA | Posted 06.07.2014 | UK

London's buses are no longer accepting cash from today as part of a raft of reforms. Transport for London (TfL) said dwindling numbers of passenger...

Have the Black Cabs Borrowed the Music Industries Rule Book?

Stephen Canning | Posted 11.08.2014 | UK Tech
Stephen Canning

Today London's streets were the scene of a black cab drivers revolt as they striked in London in protest at Uber - a new transport app backed by Google and Goldman Sachs.

London Must Learn From Taipei Tube Attacks

David Spencer | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Politics
David Spencer

At 4.26pm on Wednesday 21st May, a second year university student boarded a metro train at Longshan Temple station in Taipei, Taiwan. He was carrying two knives with him. In the four minutes before the train arrived at the next station, he killed four people and injured another twenty-three...

Tube Crush: Objectification or Celebration?

John Mason | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John Mason

The thing that really changed my mind was how the unsuspecting tube travellers who appeared on the site embraced the idea completely. In fact, most of the men wore it like a badge of honor. The men absolutely loved being apart of it.

Tube Strike Cancelled As 11th Hour Deal Struck

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.05.2014 | UK

A planned three-day strike by London Underground workers in a row over Tube ticket office closures has been called off after last-ditch talks. Memb...

Boris Bike, Anyone? Commuters Brave Tube Strike Disruption

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.04.2014 | UK

London commuters have defied the first day of disruption wrought by the 48-hour tube strike, coming up with creative ways to complete their journeyers...

'Narrow Minded Union Barons Flexing Their Muscles'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK

London Underground workers have walked out on a 48-hour strike in a long-running row over Tube ticket office closures. Members of the Rail, Maritim...

You Could Soon Pay For Your Tube Ride With Your Phone

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Tech

ransport for London is looking to introduce contactless mobile phone payments on the Tube. EE and Vodafone are among the mobile networks said to be...

Police Van 'Catapults' Over Car

Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK

A collision in which a police van "catapulted" over a car in Bermondsey, London, has left six people injured, including two bystanders. Police van ...

Dramatic Pictures Show Burning Car On North Circular

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK

A blazing car has shut a main road in north London, Transport for London has said. The department's Twitter feed shared a dramatic picture of the b...

I Once Went Into a Pub Loo...

Aaron Child | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Comedy
Aaron Child

I once went into a pub loo and they were playing a live recording of a Billy Connolly gig over head in the speakers. This was totally separate to the music that was played upstairs. I came away thinking I had dreamt it up or had some sort of Scottish comedy stoke.

Boris' Routemaster Comes To South London..

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Matthews | Posted 13.02.2014 | UK

Boris Johnson's flagship Routemaster buses move south of the river this weekend - but without their distinctive opened back doors. TFL confirmed th...

Thank You, Mr Crow

Charlie Mullins | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Politics
Charlie Mullins

Thank you comrade Crow for dragging us back to the 1970s and 80s. This morning as commuters fought tooth and nail to get on packed buses or some of the few trains that were actually running, I think many Londoners and visitors to the City genuinely hate Bob Crow for the massive disruption he has caused.

Why We Are on Strike

Bob Crow | Posted 08.04.2014 | UK Politics
Bob Crow

My union has campaigned relentlessly for investment in London Underground, to upgrade and expand services, to replace the archaic fleet and infrastructure with the best available and to tackle backlogs of maintenance and renewals. Londoners deserve that. What we will not accept is a scandalous attempt to dress up savage, austerity-led cuts under the cloak of "modernisation". There is nothing modern about reducing the tube to a hollowed-out shell where a skeleton staff is stretched to breaking point.

London Tube Strike: The Funniest Twitter Reactions

The Huffington Post UK | Andrea Mann | Posted 05.02.2014 | UK Comedy

As Londoners struggled to get into work on Wednesday morning, the scenes across the capital were, of course, chaotic: Live pictures from the scene...

Tube Strikes This Week Are Important

Danielle Lowe | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

There's a sad shift to not supporting any of our workers, in London. When teachers, lecturers and other key members of our society when they go on strike. It's like we think that people deserve bad pay, to lose their job, insanely long hours and little respect. And that's a disgrace.

Cyclist Safety Measures To Be Enforced In London

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 30.01.2014 | UK

Safety campaigners scored a huge victory on Thursday as it was announced Lorries without safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians are to b...

Tube Ticket Barrier Sounds Like Blur's 'Song 2'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.01.2014 | UK Tech

A ticket barrier on the London Underground has been discovered which sounds exactly like the refrain from Blur's 'Song 2'. The squeaky gate reliabl...

'Gay Cure' Conference To Be Held In London

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

A conference advocating gay-to-straight conversion therapy is due to be held in London next month. Two controversial Christian groups which support...

Automation of Services and People - Are You Kidding Me?

Danielle Lowe | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

A spring is certainly present in a lot of Londoners steps right now. They're pleased to hear that they can party all night and take multiple methods of transport home rather than dashing for the last tube or trying to find where that night bus goes from. However, there are so many issues with this idea.

You Could Soon Collect Amazon Parcels From Your Tube Station

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 22.11.2013 | UK

Amazon parcels could soon be collected from your local London Underground station, as the online retail giant is in reported talks with Transport for ...

London 2020 - How Can We Achieve Boris' Vision?

Mark Naysmith | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Mark Naysmith

To test Boris's Vision, we applied our global expertise in environmental consultancy, development planning and transport modelling and asked, how can we actually achieve these aspirations?

Bombay - A Commute From Hell

Priya Shah | Posted 26.10.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Priya Shah

As I reflect on my experiences in India so far, one daily pain I have to endure is my commute to work. That is, four hours a day spent travelling to and from work. This is normal, of course; plenty of people spend a sizeable part of their day just commuting to work as in a developed, modern society, often we live further away from our work than we desire...

Underground, Overground: Wi-Fi's The Key

The Huffington Post | Sarah Bostock | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK Tech

During London 2012, commuters may have noticed a few sly changes to their train routine. Lost visitors were greeted with warm smiles and directions...