UK Transport

Commuters Are Wishing Southern Rail Would Have A Strike Every Day

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK

Southern Rail conductors are striking again over a dispute about the role of guards on their trains. Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union...

Rush Hour Tube Delays Blamed On 'Wrong Kind Of Sunlight'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 16.05.2016 | UK

Rush hour delays on the London Underground have been blamed on that rarest of phenomena: too much sun. What has been branded “the wrong sort of sun...

Open Up Your Data to Open Up Our Cities

Ken Shuttleworth | Posted 13.05.2016 | UK
Ken Shuttleworth

Every day, millions of people across the world turn to technology to help them plan a journey - whether they need to figure out the quickest way to ge...

Futuristic Designs Of The Crossrail Elizabeth Line Have Been Unveiled

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK

Newly-released images have revealed how the new Crossrail line will look when it is first unveiled. Artists' impressions of the route, which is to be ...

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 12.09.2016 | 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...

Sadiq Khan's First Commute To City Hall Was Nothing Like Boris Johnson's

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK

Sadiq Khan has begun his first day in office as Mayor Of London - and in a nod to his 'son of a bus driver' heritage, taken a bus and a Tube from his ...

'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...

'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...

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 ...

All Aboard for the Paris Climate Agreement?

Barry Gardiner | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Politics
Barry Gardiner

This week, crucial decisions at the International Maritime Organisation in London could undermine the central goals of the global climate deal agreed in Paris last December.

Here's What You Need To Know If You're Travelling For Easter

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK

As millions of people head off for Easter breaks both at home and abroad, most transport routes around the country look set to be extremely busy over ...

At Least 34 Dead As Wave Of Terror Attacks Hits Brussels

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 22.03.2016 | UK

Brussels rocked by multiple explosions after 7am GMT So called Islamic State claim responsibility for attacks Police issue CCTV image from airport...

The Future of Cycling in London

Ken Shuttleworth | Posted 18.03.2016 | UK
Ken Shuttleworth

Whether we're discussing how to make our roads safer or the environmental benefits of getting more people to commute by bike, cycling is a topic that many of us feel passionately about. Cycling is an integral and increasingly important part of London's transport network, but there is still a long way to go before it becomes as inclusive, safe and widely enjoyed here as it is in the likes of Copenhagen and Amsterdam.

Crossrail 2 Map Shows Potential Route From Surrey To Hertfordshire

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK

Crossrail 2 will be among major rail developments in the south east and north of England to get the green light in George Osborne's Wednesday Budget. ...

Andreas Lubitz Referred To Psychiatric Clinic Just Two Weeks Before Germanwings Crash

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

The Germanwings co-pilot who caused the crash which killed 150 people was referred to a psychiatric clinic two weeks before the the tragedy, it has be...

Metro Mayors Should Shake Up Their Cities

Luke Raikes | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Politics
Luke Raikes

The race is on to lead the North's major cities. This May it is Londoners who will elect their mayor. But on May 4 2017 it will finally be the turn of citizens in Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, the North East and other areas to elect 'metro mayors' to govern their city regions.

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...

Planning On Travelling Anywhere This Weekend? This Might Make You Reconsider

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

Snow is continuing fall in many areas of the county and the current cold snap is forecasted to continue as Storm Jake moves down the UK. The Met Of...

23 Near Misses Raise Fears Drones Could Take Down An Aircraft Over Britain

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

There were 23 near misses between aircraft and drones at major airports and even over the Houses of Parliament in just six months, aviation investigat...

Night Tube One Step Closer As Major Rail Union Backs Plans

The Huffington Post | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 01.03.2016 | UK

RMT members have voted overwhelmingly to accept a pay and conditions deal for an all-night Tube service in London. The agreement will clear a big h...

A Woman Called Elizabeth Line Has A Warning For The Queen

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

It was announced on Tuesday that the new Crossrail line will be dubbed the Elizabeth Line, after Her Majesty The Queen - but one woman has a warning f...

'Hypocritical' Boris Actually Has A Billion Reasons To Thank The EU For Crossrail

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

Boris Johnson has been slammed as "deeply hypocritical" for campaigning for Brexit, despite "acknowledging the benefits membership brings London" - in...

Crossrail Renamed The 'Elizabeth Line', But Commuters Have Their Own Suggestions

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

The new Crossrail line has been revealed - although plenty of commuters have offered their own suggestions too. The line will be named the Elizabet...

This Is Why You May Have Had A Particularly Hellish Commute Home This Evening

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

Commuters in and out of London endured travel misery on Friday after an array of problems struck the transport system. Disruptions lasted into the ...