Transport for London

Your Tube Line Might Contain The Most Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK

A number of antibiotic-resistant superbugs have been discovered on the London Underground. More than 80 swabs were taken from handles and seats of eac...

Citymapper Launches A 'Smart Bus' Service In London

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 10.05.2017 | UK Tech

Citymapper has already reinvented urban navigation. Now, it wants to reinvent the bus too. The transport app has teamed up with Transport for London (...

Woman’s Story Of Sexual Harassment And Victim-Blaming Shows Bleak Reality Of Being Female

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 05.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

One woman’s story of sexual harassment and subsequent victim-blaming on public transport earlier this week serves as a startling reminder of the ris...

Estate Agent To Remove 'Sexist' Advert Following Backlash

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 31.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

An estate agent has vowed to remove a “sexist” advert after it received widespread backlash online. The ad, for Marsh & Parsons estate agent, feat...

Think You’re Having A Bad Day? Look What Happened When A Tube Worker Stuck His Neck Out

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 22.03.2017 | UK

Sometimes it’s just one of those days, isn’t it? In a bizarre clip posted to social media, what looks like a London Underground worker appears to ...

This New Walking Tube Map Will Revolutionise The Commute For Even More Londoners

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 17.03.2017 | UK

The hugely successful walking Tube map has now been updated so it stretches as far as zone three and also includes National Rail routes. The official ...

Don't Put Up With Groping On The Tube, This Campaign Shows Why You Should Report It

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 13.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Sexual harassment on public transport is a routine occurrence for the millions of women who use London’s busses and tubes each year. But despite the...

Commuter Chaos After Central Line Train Derails

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.03.2017 | UK

Commuters are facing long delays this morning after an empty train derailed on the Central Line. There is no service between North Acton and Marble Ar...

Khloe Kardashian Protein World Ad Accused Of Promoting Negative Body Image

The Huffington Post | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 15.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Another Protein World campaign has come under scrutiny from body image campaigners and commuters, who fear it could send a negative message to women a...

This New Tube Map Will Help You Navigate Monday's Planned Strike

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK

Transport for London (TfL) has issued a new map to help travellers navigate their way around the city during the next Tube strike. In a move which the...

The Tenderness of The Individual, The Cruelty of The Crowd

Tim Arnold | Posted 30.01.2017 | UK Politics
Tim Arnold

To show the best of our humanity, we must stand shoulder to shoulder with every individual who feels their freedom is under attack. Because one day, it could be our freedom that is threatened.

You May Only Just Be Getting Over The Last Tube Strike, But Another Could Be Coming

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.01.2017 | UK

Just days after London commuters were hamstrung by a Tube strike, another walkout is in the pipeline. Members of the RMT union are set to vote on whe...

Piano Man Soothes Angry Commuters As Clapham Junction Evacuated

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK

As authorities were forced to evacuate London’s Clapham Junction station on Monday due to overcrowding, one man took it upon himself to ease the tra...

Commuters In 'Mad Max-Style' Fight For Buses As Tube Strike Causes Travel Chaos

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK

Authorities were forced to evacuate London’s Clapham Junction station on Monday due to overcrowding as Tube strikes led to ‘Mad Max-style’ scene...

All You Need To Know To Beat The Tube Strike On Your Journey Home

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK

Commuters travelling back from work this evening have been advised to complete all Tube journeys by 6pm as London’s 24-hour Tube strike continues. T...

Everything You Need To Know About Tonight's Tube Strike

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 08.01.2017 | UK

London Underground passengers face travel chaos from Sunday evening because of a strike by thousands of workers in a dispute over jobs and ticket offi...

Sadiq Khan's Spin Is Derailing Devolution

Keith Prince | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK Politics
Keith Prince

This morning Sadiq Khan issued a press release in which he made five pledges to suburban Londoners listing improvements that he claims would happen if the Government devolves control of suburban rail to Transport for London.

Tube Strike Will Hit All Zone One Stations On Monday

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 06.01.2017 | UK

A planned Tube strike will see almost all stations in zone one shut from Sunday evening, Transport for London (TfL) has warned. Industrial action plan...

The 'Please Offer Me A Seat' Badge Will Help London Become The Most Inclusive City In The World

Mark Wild | Posted 04.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mark Wild

During the trial, 72% of journeys were said to be easier as a result of the badge, in 86% of journeys participants reported feeling more confident when asking for a seat and 98% said they would recommend the badge and card to somebody who requires or would benefit from it.

We Need To Address The Housing Issues Of Nursery Staff

June O'Sullivan MBE | Posted 09.12.2016 | UK
June O'Sullivan MBE

Welcoming London's First Deputy Mayor for Education and Childcare Challenge, Joanne McCartney to discuss the London Childcare Challenge. Have you eve...

If You're A Regular Tube Passenger, Sadiq Khan Has Some Good News For You

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK

Fares for Londoners will be frozen until 2020, Sadiq Khan has announced. The freezes will be brought in for those travelling on pay-as-you-go fares on...

Northern Line Users, Rejoice! It's Your Turn To Get The Night Tube Service

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.11.2016 | UK

The Night Tube is set to run on a section of the London Underground’s Northern line, beginning on the evening of Friday 18 November. Trains will run...

Transport For London To Pay Funeral Costs For Croydon Tram Crash Victims

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.11.2016 | UK

Transport for London (TfL) has offered to pay for the funerals of the seven victims of the Croydon tram crash. Dane Chinnery, 19, Philip Logan, 52, Ph...

Video Shows 'Dangerous' London Bus Driver Nudging Cyclist Off Road

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.10.2016 | UK

Transport for London has launched an investigation after video emerged which appeared to show a bus driver “nudging” a cyclist out of the way. Cy...

Tube Chat Badges Are Going Down With London Commuters Exactly As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 29.09.2016 | UK

London Underground commuters have proven that the ‘grumpy’ stereotype is still well and truly alive, by taking issue with a new incentive that enc...