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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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      After three years of improving fortunes there are growing signs that the global demand...
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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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,...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. June 11, 2014

      London faces gridlock as thousands of black taxis protest

      Thousands of taxi drivers have protested in London, Paris, Madrid and Berlin against the use of the cab-hailing app Uber,...

    20. May 29, 2014

      Judge to rule on London cabbies’ Uber app challenge

      Transport for London is seeking a High Court ruling on the claim by the capital’s black cabs that Uber’s car service is...

    21. May 19, 2014

      Cycle Alert helps drivers get a grip on bike awareness

      An inexpensive piece of kit that is as easy to install as a car radio could soon help to reduce the number of cyclist deaths...

    22. May 19, 2014

      Acas hosts talks to prevent bank holiday Tube strike

      Transport for London said it planned to run a normal service on the London Underground over the bank holiday weekend even if...

    23. May 12, 2014

      Capita eclipses rivals to win £1.1bn of first-quarter business

      Capita has eclipsed its outsourcing rivals Serco and G4S to win £1.1bn of work in the first quarter of this year, with new...

    24. May 9, 2014

      London black taxis threaten gridlock over Uber

      London black taxi drivers are threatening to cause gridlock in the capital on June 11 over the authorities’ refusal to...

    25. May 6, 2014

      London cabbies strike over lack of taxi rank at Shard hotel

      London black cab drivers staged their biggest demonstration for nine years on Tuesday over Transport for London’s refusal to...

    26. May 5, 2014

      Battle looms over driverless Tube trains

      The RMT union called off a three-day Tube strike over cuts to ticket office staff that was due to start on Monday but a much...

    27. May 5, 2014

      RMT union cancels three-day Tube strike

      The Rail, Maritime and Transport union has called off its three-day Tube strike over modernisation plans that was due to...

    28. April 30, 2014

      RMT union vows to go ahead with second Tube strike

      The RMT transport union said it had no plans to call off next week’s three-day Tube strike despite agreeing to join London...

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      April 29, 2014

      Robots, jobs and TFL strikes

      On a morning which saw London grind to a halt because of a two-day strike by Transport for London workers protesting the...

    30. April 29, 2014

      RMT Tube strike disrupts Londoners’ commute

      Transport for London said half of Tube services were running and two-thirds of stations were open on Tuesday, the first full...

    31. April 28, 2014

      London Tube strike talks collapse

      Londoners are set to face significant disruption from 9.30pm on Monday after the collapse of last-ditch talks to avert a...

    32. April 21, 2014

      London transport poised for payments by smartphone

      Smartphone users will soon be able to pay for travel in London with a swipe of their devices under plans being negotiated by...

    33. April 17, 2014

      Tube strike threat to London commuters

      London commuters face severe travel disruption in the coming weeks after the RMT union announced five days of strikes on the...

    34. February 28, 2014

      London ‘ghost’ Tube station bought for housing

      One of London’s ‘ghost’ underground stations, used as a command centre during the second world war, has been sold for £53m...

    35. February 27, 2014

      London mayor Boris Johnson approves driverless Tube trains

      London’s mayor, Boris Johnson, has approved plans to order driverless trains for the Underground, prompting one of the...

    36. February 11, 2014

      Unions suspend London Underground strike action

      A second 48-hour strike on London Underground in as many weeks was called off on Tuesday after two unions agreed to hold...

    37. February 9, 2014

      Are London Tube strikes end of line for Boris Johnson’s popularity?

      At the peak of Boris Johnson’s popularity during the 2012 London Olympics, rapturous crowds chanted his name in Hyde Park....

    38. February 8, 2014

      Tube talks fail to avert further strike

      Talks aimed at averting a second 48-hour strike by London Underground workers failed on Friday, meaning the planned action...

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