Transport for London

Commuters 'Mortified' By Holborn Tube's Very Un-British Tube Escalator Trial

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK

Commuters are aghast at a very un-British trial going on at London's Holborn station. An escalator has been made "standing only" on both sides, def...

These Tube Numbers Prove We've Finally Reached Peak London

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK

'Peak London' appears to have been reached, after Transport for London announced that the Tube recently broke its record for the most passengers using...

Commuters Likely To Suffer As Osborne Strips £700m From TfL

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Politics

George Osborne is to strip £700m a year from state subsidies to the London transport network, according to the Financial Times. The cut is to be anno...

'Sexist' UK British Passport Also Has Tube Map Mistakes

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK

The latest UK Passport design, already at the centre of a sexism row for only featuring two women, also contains a Tube map which is full of inaccurac...

People Are Concerned That The DLR Strike Is The Start Of The Robot Uprising

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK

As commuters struggle to get to work thanks to the DLR strike, many are expressing concern (and at times even genuine confusion) about how precisely t...

Why The DLR Strike Will Stop Trains Run By Robots

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

London's Docklands Light Railway will be closed all day on Tuesday and Wednesday this week, after last ditch talks aimed at calling off the 48-hour s...

'Where Is The Baby?' Commuter Asks Pregnant Mum In Tube Priority Seating Argument

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK

A commuter asked a pregnant woman "where is the baby?" in an argument over priority seating on the London tube. Mother-of-one Raayan Zafar said she...

Teens Arrested Over Deadly Attack That Led To 'Dangerous' Station Overcrowding

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.10.2015 | UK

Four teenagers have been arrested over the death of a 53-year-old man who was attacked by a gang outside a London overground station which led to "dan...

Vintage Tube Posters Offer A Fascinating Glimpse Into The Last 100 Years Of London Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

Taking the Tube is an everyday thing for most Londoners, with many people taking the advertisements and posters covering stations and trains for grant...

Stranger Leaves Heartfelt Note For Woman After She Suffers Seizure On Train

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.10.2015 | UK

A student has revealed a heartfelt note a stranger left beside her, along with a coffee and £10 for a taxi, after she suffered a seizure on the way h...

Plans For A Five Minute Wait On Ubers In London Could Be Overturned, Hints Sajid Javid

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Politics

Business Secretary Sajid Javid today refused to rule out overturning any Transport for London plans to undermine the competitiveness of mini-cab app c...

Night Tube Will Not Happen This Year

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK

Talks over an all night Tube in London have broken up without agreement and the new service will not come in this year, union sources told the Press A...

This Crash Map Will Tell You Which London Streets To Avoid

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK

An interactive map revealing London's traffic accident hot spots over the last decade has been launched for the first time. The map, created by Tra...

A Geographically Accurate Map of The London Underground Has Been Prised From TfL

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK

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Fight Over Shopping Trolley On London Bus Leaves Woman With Bloodied Mouth

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 15.09.2015 | UK

A woman was left with a bloodied mouth after being struck by a male passenger on a London bus in a dispute over her shopping trolley. In footage ca...

After All That, The Night Tube Has Been Postponed

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

The launch of the 24-hour London Underground (LU) service has been postponed. The all-night tube service, set to run on selected Friday and Saturda...

Get Your Walking Shoes Ready: Tomorrow's Tube Strike Could Last 4 Days

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK

Last-ditch talks aimed at averting strikes by London Underground workers that could cause four days of commuter chaos are underway. Rail union lea...

More Sex Crimes Are Being Reported On Britain's Railways

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.08.2015 | UK

The number of sex offences on Britain's railways increased last year while recorded crime went down for the 11th year in a row. There were 1,399 se...

Londoners Are Upset Someone Paid To Have Their Bus Stop Moved

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

A homeowner on a wealthy London street upset locals by paying thousands to have a bus stop moved away from outside their home. Residents from Maida...

Travelling On The Road To Beat The Tube Strike? You Need To Read This

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

Hundreds of traffic jams have been reported in London tailing back nearly 200 miles-long, as commuters faced chaos caused by striking tube workers. ...

This Tube Strike Bus Queue Almost Stretches The Whole Length Of Liverpool St Station

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK

Everyone expected to spend their mornings queuing thanks the tube strike - but the bus queue at Liverpool Street Station really took the biscuit. W...

Jack Sommers

Shouldn't More Of Us Earn As Much As London Underground Drivers... | Jack Sommers | Posted 05.08.2015 | UK

Every Tube strike, including the one due to begin Wednesday, triggers griping about the generous pay and leave London Underground drivers already rece...

Everything You Need To Know About The Tube Strike

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.08.2015 | UK

It’s more misery for London’s commuters this week with a 24-hour Tube strike set to kick off on Wednesday evening. Union members are embroiled...

Moment London Bus Has Roof Sliced Off After Driver Took Wrong Turn

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 20.07.2015 | UK

A London double-decker bus had its roof ripped off leaving several passengers wounded, after the driver took a wrong turning and collided with a bridg...

The Success Story That Transport for London Doesn't Believe

Darren Johnson | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Politics
Darren Johnson

The next Mayor is faced with an air pollution crisis to solve and the knowledge that expanding our road network will just make that crisis worse. What we need is the same kind of determination as when London adopted the congestion charge. The only way London will work is if we reduce traffic at the same time as increasing our population. The next Mayor has to instil a sense of optimism into Transport for London. They have done it before, they can do it some more.