Transport for London

Have the Black Cabs Borrowed the Music Industries Rule Book?

Stephen Canning | Posted 13.06.2014 | 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 12.06.2014 | 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 ...

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.

How The Tube Strikes Are Going to F*** Up Your Day

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.02.2014 | UK

Want to get to work on time? Well tough, you can't. Unless two upcoming 48-hour Tube strikes are called off, this is the pathetic service you can ...

Victoria Line On London Underground Closed Due To Cement In Signal Room

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

The Victoria line on London's ageing Underground system was brought to a standstill on Thursday due to a cement leak in a signal control room. The clo...

What's Missing From This Transport For London Poster?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

An innocent observation by a London commuter referring to a slight social media #fail by Transport For London has snowballed on Facebook. Earlier t...

'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...

Stop Killing Cyclists Campaign Sees 1,000 Cyclists Laying In London's Roads For A 'Die-In'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

A huge protest has taken place in central London with more than 1,000 cyclists sprawling themselves across roads to demonstration against dangerous tr...

It's Time We Gained Some Respect From Cyclists

Edward Adoo | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK
Edward Adoo

It has been a traumatic month for Boris, TFL and the deceased families but there are plans to still expand the superhighway, introduce more cycling initiatives, electric Boris bikes. As I type this another cyclist has died in a collision in Camberwell. Am I missing something?

Amazon Could Turn Tube Station Ticket Offices Into Package Pick-Up Depots

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Tech

Amazon might soon let customers have their packages delivered to Tube stations instead of their houses. The online retail giant - which also announ...

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 ...

Let's Stop Scoring Points Over Dead Cyclists

Matt Glass | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Matt Glass

If you need a barometer of just how much a bunch of utter bastards humankind can be, look no further than a story about a cyclist dying on the roads of London. Tragically, you won't need to look far - six in the last fortnight should give you plenty of ammunition - and it seems everybody has a little bit of hatred reserved.

Avoid the Tube? Who Are They Kidding?

Danielle Lowe | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Danielle Lowe

Over the weekend TFL shared with the world a new idea of theirs, that they hope and think will really work. They've decided to hand leaflets out to people between Tooting Bec and Clapham North on the Northern Line to try to encourage them to take another method to get to work in the morning...

Is This A 'Sexual' Image?

The Huffington Post UK | Tom Moseley | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK

A Daily Mirror advert featuring a woman in a bath has been banned from London Underground - because it contains 'sexual imagery'. The advert, which...

Is Boris In Trouble With US And EU Authorities?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 24.07.2013 | UK

Boris Johnson is facing scrutiny from American and EU authorities over accusations that companies working on the Emirates Cable Car could have been fo...

Jessica Elgot

Boris's Latest Gag

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK

UPDATE TfL said that the contract does not ban expressions of opinion and said it was standard for a sponsor to expect that it would not sell the c...