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    1. July 2, 2015

      MasterCard cashes in on smart transit

      MasterCard is building a network of partnerships to realise the potential of contactless and mobile payments to make urban...

    2. June 25, 2015

      London Bridge upgrade raises ire of passengers

      London Bridge has borne the brunt of train passengers’ anger, with research showing that less than half of travellers were...

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    1. June 25, 2015

      Network Rail upgrades shunted on to the sidings

      Britain’s biggest programme of investment in the railways since Victorian times has been scaled back because Network Rail is...

    2. June 23, 2015

      On your bike, Boris. Londoners need transport that works

      If you want a problem solved, beware politicians bearing gimmicks. For more than seven years, Boris Johnson has made the...

    3. June 18, 2015

      London Underground drivers vote to strike for 24 hours

      London Underground drivers have voted for strike action in a dispute over pay and conditions that could threaten plans for...

    4. June 14, 2015

      BlackRock wins Underground pension mandate

      BlackRock, the world’s largest fund company, has won a mandate to manage more than half the assets of Transport for London’s...

    5. June 9, 2015

      East London site to provide 2,000 homes and new railway station

      The last main piece of London owned by City Hall is to be turned into 2,000 homes and a new railway station under plans to...

    6. May 22, 2015

      Addison Lee and Uber united against plans to cap private taxis

      London’s largest private taxi company has found rare common ground with Uber in opposing plans by mayor Boris Johnson to cap...

    7. May 20, 2015

      Uber challenges London mayor Boris Johnson over cap on minicabs

      Uber will challenge plans by Boris Johnson to cap the number of minicabs operating across London, arguing that the move...

    8. May 19, 2015

      Minicab boss gives red light to plan for emission-free London

      The head of Britain’s biggest minicab company has warned against plans to ensure London taxis can drive emission-free by...

    9. May 5, 2015

      Transport for London seeks media partner for £1bn contract

      Transport for London is inviting media companies to pitch for a £1bn contract to oversee advertising across the capital’s...

    10. April 19, 2015

      Rothesay to reduce investments in UK infrastructure

      Rothesay Life’s chief has warned that the Goldman Sachs-backed pensions group is set to reduce investments in UK...

    11. April 2, 2015

      London workers and theatres face disruption after blaze

      Several theatres in London’s West End are unlikely to open for evening performances on Thursday as firefighters struggle...

    12. March 6, 2015

      London garden bridge project faces questions on contract tenders

      Fresh controversy is muddying the waters around Boris Johnson’s planned £175m garden bridge over the Thames amid questions...

    13. March 3, 2015

      London’s black cab drivers face squeeze

      Anthony Whiteford, the driver of a London black cab since 1989, is unequivocal when assessing the future of his profession....

    14. February 20, 2015

      Chancellor backs mayor of London’s vision of the future

      George Osborne and Boris Johnson have sketched out an ambitious housebuilding and infrastructure programme for London over...

    15. February 13, 2015

      Boris’s London tunnel vision raises questions on cost

      It has been done in Sydney and Seoul, Oslo and Madrid, and now Boris Johnson wants it done in London. But is the mayor’s...

    16. February 6, 2015

      Power struggle stalls London’s electric cars

      London’s attempt to spread the use of electric cars has been hampered by a lack of working charging points and disputes over...

    17. January 28, 2015

      TfL turns property developer to help fund capital’s transport

      Transport for London is to become a property developer — including building luxury housing — in an attempt to raise more...

    18. January 9, 2015

      London’s record population will set the city huge challenges

      London over the years It could be a graduate fresh out of university who has come to seek her fortune with a tech start-up....

    19. December 2, 2014

      What could be wrong with Garden Bridge over Thames?

      Billed as London’s answer to New York’s High Line, the Garden Bridge has been presented as a new public park spanning the...

    20. November 28, 2014

      London’s transport finance chief on his journey to the top

      As head of finance at one of the world’s most congested travel networks, Steve Allen could be expected to have a head for...

    21. November 27, 2014

      Revenue projections boost Crossrail 2

      Half of the £27.5bn cost of Crossrail 2 in London could be met with revenue from fares, business rates and a tax on new...

    22. November 20, 2014

      Younger generation moves away from owning a vehicle

      From next March, Londoners will be able to book electric cars using mobile phones and smart cards. The “car sharing” venture...

    23. November 20, 2014

      Introduction of automatic braking will save lives

      A car is travelling down a road but the driver has not noticed the van ahead is stationary. Moments from impact, cameras on...

    24. November 13, 2014

      Tube extension to Battersea approved

      A £1bn scheme to extend the Northern Line to Battersea in south London has won approval from the transport department,...

    25. November 11, 2014

      Part-time workers benefit from London fare caps

      The mayor of London is to introduce new daily caps on pay-as-you-go Oyster and contactless fares that will lower the cost of...

    26. November 3, 2014

      The Silver Economy: Technology used to help older people navigate

      “There is a steep slope to the pavement ahead, it would be easier to cross here,” said the bollard. Talking bollards that...

    27. October 29, 2014

      ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, London – review

      Written nearly 400 years ago, John Ford’s tragedy still has the power to shock. Transport for London banned posters for the...

    28. October 28, 2014

      Boris Johnson fears for London economy without Crossrail 2

      The London mayor warned on Tuesday that the capital would “seize up” without Crossrail 2, a proposed £20bn rail line linking...

    29. October 21, 2014

      How much longer can Asos defy gravity?

      Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it superman? No it’s Asos. The online glamour merchant’s shares do seem to defy gravity. On...

    30. October 7, 2014

      London Underground to go on 2-day strike

      London Underground workers will go on strike for 48 hours next week, adding their weight to a wave of simultaneous...

    31. September 24, 2014

      London to run 24-hour weekend Tube services from September 2015

      London’s 150-year-old underground system is finally set to follow the New York subway and European metros by introducing...

    32. August 21, 2014

      Tube strike hits London commuters

      London Underground shut parts of the Central line and all of the Waterloo and City line on Friday as train drivers took...

    33. August 1, 2014

      MP criticises Uber for ‘opting out’ of UK tax regime

      The row over the future of the London taxi market reignited on Friday after an influential MP said new entrants such as...

    34. July 18, 2014

      Hong Kong metro operator MTR Corporation to run Crossrail

      The Hong Kong metro operator MTR Corporation has won the £1.4bn deal to run the UK’s new Crossrail train service, which will...

    35. July 16, 2014

      Drones and homes replace runways in ‘Heathrow City’ plans

      Futuristic ‘Heathrow City’ visions unveiled Architects have unveiled their futuristic visions of what Heathrow could look...

    36. July 4, 2014

      Serco loses contract to run Docklands Light Railway

      Serco has lost the contract to run the Docklands Light Railway in London in a second blow to the outsourcing group in...

    37. June 11, 2014

      Q&A: London cabbies vs Uber

      What is Uber? Uber Technologies is a five-year-old company that owns no taxis but connects passengers to vehicles through a...

    38. June 11, 2014

      Quindell’s premium listing lark is justifiably grounded

      Country clubs attract members by fostering an aura of exclusivity. But Quindell, a legal services group that grew out of a...

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