Transport for London

This Video Shows Shocking Sexual Harassment On The Tube

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK

Police are launching a crackdown on unwanted sexual behavior on London’s public transport with a shocking new video. The British Transport Police...

London Is Still Smouldering After Massive Blaze

Huffington Post | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 02.04.2015 | UK

Londoners could be forgiven for feeling a little hot under foot today as the city continued to burn underground following a huge electrical fire in Ho...

Rejoice! The London Bus Strikes Are Off... For Now

PA | Posted 11.02.2015 | UK

Two 24-hour strikes planned by London bus workers in a row over pay have been postponed. Members of the Unite union were due to walk out on Friday ...

'Tap-To-Pay' Tripled In 2014

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Tech

Contactless payments are now very much a thing. Spending on contactless cards more than trebled over the last year to reach a record £2.32 billion...

Strike Brings London Buses To A Halt

PA | Posted 13.01.2015 | UK

Two-thirds of buses in London were not running on Tuesday as thousands of drivers went on strike over pay, forcing people to walk or cycle. Transpo...

If You Travel By Bus In London, You Better Read This...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 12.01.2015 | UK

London bus passengers face an awful commute on Tuesday as thousands of drivers walk out over a pay dispute. Up to 27,000 drivers who belong to the ...

Just How Outdoorsy Is London?

Will Ross | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Will Ross

It's 8pm on a Thursday night and on the ninth floor of 207 Old Street, the Jaeger bombs have just started to drop. This 'Street to Peak' fixture is one of kind, held in the clouds at one of London's newest tech spaces to exhibit several successful outdoors startups.

Race The Tube - In A Wheelchair

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 29.09.2014 | UK

A parody of the viral 'Race The Tube' challenge video shows a man in a wheelchair also attempting to beat the Tube by traveling overground - with a th...

If London Transport Gets Worse 'Expect Riots'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK

You can expect "trouble" and social unrest among London's poor if the capital's public transport does not improve, the head of Transport for London (T...

Does London Need More Roads, or More Public Transport?

Darren Johnson | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Politics
Darren Johnson

Shouldn't we be sorting out London's traffic by expanding the bus network, building more cycle lanes and financing it from a pay as you go driving scheme? I'm no expert, but it makes much more sense than what I'm hearing from people who want new roads and more pollution...

Transport For London Pays Tribute To Joan Rivers With A Highly Amusing Sign

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2014 | UK Comedy

As one tweeter has pointed out following the death of the iconic Joan Rivers: Think what would bother Joan Rivers most about the bad taste jokes be...

London Cyclists Are 'Crashing Into More Guide Dogs'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

London cyclists are crashing into more blind people and their guide dogs, according to a new study. The Guide Dogs, a charity that helps blind and ...

How To Get The Most Out Of The Notting Hill Carnival

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK

It’s that glorious time of year where the Notting Hill Carnival rolls out its annual smorgasbord of dancing, music and general revelry. Held in ...

Cashless Buses Are a Lesson for Banks

Tony Virdi | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Tech
Tony Virdi

TfL claims that moving to cashless buses will save it £24 million a year, highlighting the economic benefits of embracing contactless technologies... the focus should be on making the technology inclusive. After all, it should be about making the customer experience as easy and seamless as possible.

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.

Meet Solo and Ze, the Girls on the Side of the Bus

Emily Graham | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK
Emily Graham

Some 748million people around the world do not have access to safe water. That is one person in 10. Around the world, it is nearly always up to girls and women to hike treacherous paths to fetch water and carry that heavy burden home to their families.

'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...

London Cabbies Want To Drive Uber Cars Off The Streets

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 16.04.2014 | UK

London's private hire cabs have called on Transport for London to ban cab abb services, such as Uber, from the capital's streets over concerns that th...

Sarcasm Gone Wrong: TFL Tells Delayed Commuter To 'Leave Earlier'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.04.2014 | UK

In a case of sarcasm having gone horribly wrong, Transport for London managed to infuriate a delayed commuter who complained about the lateness of his...

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...

Fire Breaks Out On London Double Decker

Amelia Amin | Posted 05.03.2014 | UK

A London double-decker bus caught on fire outside London Waterloo, one of the city's main transport stations on Tuesday night. The London bus drive...

WATCH: Hilarious Footage Of 1962 Tube Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.02.2014 | UK

More of London seems to be cycling, running and walking to work at the moment as those pesky tube workers go on strike. But they're not doing with ...

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.

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 ...