Transport for London

Could Crowdfunding Be the Answer to TfL's Financial Woes?

Keith Prince | Posted 08.07.2016 | UK Politics
Keith Prince

As the financial pressures on Transport for London (TfL) grow, it is more important than ever that it considers alternative ways of financing its grow...

Commuters Marched Through Dark Tube Tunnel After Breakdown

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK

Central Line commuters had a somewhat novel journey home in London on Tuesday night after a rush-hour fault resulted in them being walked out of the d...

Heavy Rain Means A Big Problem For Commuters Who Wanted To Vote Tonight

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK

Severe delays caused by torrential rain has brought London to a standstill as commuters worry they may not get home in time to vote in the European Un...

The Power of the Humble Walk

Joe Irvin | Posted 02.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Joe Irvin

As this year's National Walking Month draws to a close, I've been reflecting on what this May was like for me, for Living Streets, and for all those who received our #Try20 message loud and clear - that walking for just 20 minutes a day holds so many long-term health benefits.

Forget Tinder, 'Hot' Tube Staff Just Turned To Information Board To Track Down A Date

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

Tube staff at one station in London have have resorted to desperate measures in a bid to find out which "hot" member of their team was the subject of ...

London's Tube Map Is Getting A Revamp With One Important Line South Londoners Will Love

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 27.05.2016 | UK

The London Tube map is set to get a revamp as transport bosses will include the city's tram network on it for the first time. The inclusion of the So...

Mind the Gap: It's Still Too Hard to Get Around London If You Are Disabled

Mark Atkinson | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK Tech
Mark Atkinson

This move by Uber represents an expansion of choice for disabled people in London - choice that other commuters and passengers already have. There are of course lots of other providers - particularly the word-famous London black taxis cabs - whose vehicles are accessible.

Sadiq Khan's New London Bus Fare 'Will Make Life Cheaper'

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 10.05.2016 | UK

Sadiq Khan has hit the ground running and announced the introduction of a new 'bus hopper' fare for Londoners on his second day in office. The new ma...

'Praise Allah' Advert On Buses In England Aimed At Helping Syrian Victims

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK

Hundreds of buses across England will carry adverts praising Allah as part of a drive to highlight the plight of Syrians fleeing civil war during Rama...

Dog Forced To Spend Night On London Bus After Being Abandoned

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 30.04.2016 | UK

A desperate search is underway to find the owner of a dog who was abandoned on a London bus on Thursday night. The driver of the bus posted a picture ...

This Is What Happens When You Remove Tube 'Thought Of The Day Board'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.04.2016 | UK

Commuters haven't been shy in offering Transport for London (TfL) feedback after a 'thought of the day' board was removed at a south London tube stati...

'Erratic' Knifeman Assault On Tube Station Prompts Police Appeal To Northern Line Passengers

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 22.04.2016 | UK

Police have arrested a knifeman who attacked a woman commuter at a busy train station in London. Officers were called to Bank Station after reports o...

Cultured Fox Takes London Bus To War Museum

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK

A fox proved it was not only cunning, but also cultured, on Monday, by boarding a London bus to the Imperial War Museum. The animal was photographed o...

Standing-Only Tube Escalators Go Against Everything Londoners Hold Dear

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK

Every Londoner knows the golden rule of the escalator: walk on the left, stand on the right. So when transport chiefs tried to introduce a new system ...

Not Walking Up Tube Escalators Gets You To Work Quicker Study Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

Tube commuters will be told to stand on both sides of the escalator at a busy central London station for six months - after an initial trial showed it...

The Night Tube Could Increase Crime At These 12 Stations

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

Crime and anti-social behaviour may increase at 12 London underground station's when the Night Tube is launched, a report has warned. The "red sta...

A Woman Was Dragged Under A Tube Train Because 'Her Coat Wasn't Big Enough'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

A woman was dragged under a Tube train because her coat wasn’t big enough to alert the driver, it has been found. The Evening Standard reported t...

Commuter Chaos As Kings Cross Station Evacuated At Peak Of Rush Hour

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK

London's Kings Cross station was thrown into chaos on Tuesday morning as hundreds of commuters were evacuated. Emergency at King's Cross station! ?...

Crews Face 'Blood-Soaked' Tube Carriages As Part Of Biggest Drill Ever Held In London

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.02.2016 | UK

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING This is the aftermath of a tower block collapsing into a Tube station. The terrifyingly-real staged scene is part of Lon...

There's A Problem With The New Elizabeth Line That Has Disabled People Confused

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK

Crossrail's new Elizabeth Line was unveiled to much fanfare this week but even though it won't run until May it's already causing problems. A mix-u...

Workers Accidentally Drill Hole In Tube Line, Commuters Fear They're Under Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK

Commuters were left panicked on Monday night when builders accidentally drilled down into a London Underground tunnel, causing debris to fall on passi...

Cyclist's Film Backfires After Public Side With 'F***ing Idiot' Motorist

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK

A cyclist has been heavily criticised online after video emerged of him aggressively confronting a female motorist who he accused of turning too close...

Interactive Tube Map Shows How Long It Will Really Take To Travel Between Stations

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK

The prayers of London Underground users have been answered with this alternative interactive Tube map that shows how long it will take to travel betwe...

Commuters Rejoice - This Week's Tube Strike Has Been Called Off

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

Londoners have been left relieved after one of the capital's biggest rail unions called off a strike set to hit the Tube network this weekend. RMT...

Just When You Thought It Was Over.. 7 Fresh Tube Strikes Announced

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

Commuters are set to face seven more days of travel chaos in the coming months, as one of London's biggest rail unions announced plans for a fresh wav...