Tag Archives: Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL): £4.5 million allocated to London boroughs for electric vehicle charging infrastructure

LONDON, 07-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for London (TfL), London Councils and the Greater London Authority (GLA) today announced that almost £4.5 million has been allocated to London boroughs to install electric vehicle charging infrastructure on London’s streets. A total of … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL) launches TravelBot powered by artificial intelligence (AI)

LONDON, 16-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for London (TfL) has launched the next generation in customer service technology with its first ever ‘TravelBot’. The new social media tool, which is powered by artificial intelligence, can “chat” with customers using Messenger and … Read the full press release

People with invisible impairments part of successful six-week trial across Transport for London (TfL)’s network

1,200 people with invisible impairments took part in the successful six-week trial across TfL’s network LONDON, 22-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — TfL is pleased to announce that a blue badge for those less able to stand on public transport will be introduced … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL) to open 31 railway arches in west London

Transport for London (TfL) unveils plans to open 31 railway arches in west London Improving pedestrian connectivity, diverse mix of office, leisure and retail space Arches will generate vital revenue to reinvest in transport LONDON, 22-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for … Read the full press release

Transport for London updated its extensive open data API to include Night Tube data

LONDON, 18-Aug-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In advance of the Night Tube launching on the Central and Victoria line on Friday 19 August, Transport for London (TfL) has updated its extensive open data Application Program Interface (API) so customers who use travel … Read the full press release

Programme of improvements and maintenance on London’s road, Tube and rail network completed successfully by Transport for London

LONDON, 5-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A far-reaching programme of improvements and maintenance on the Capital’s road, Tube and rail network has been completed successfully by Transport for London (TfL) and its contractors over the Christmas and New Year period. On … Read the full press release

Transport for London’s Director of Asset Management for Surface Transport Dana Skelley recognised with an OBE

LONDON, 5-1-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the most senior and widely-respected women in engineering in Britain, Dana Skelley, Transport for London’s (TfL’s) Director of Asset Management for Surface Transport, has been recognised with an OBE in the Queen’s New … Read the full press release

Transport for London: Taxi-top digital advertising boards to display traffic information aimed at cutting congestion in London

LONDON, 9-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Taxi-top digital advertising boards are to display traffic information in an innovative trial aimed at cutting congestion in London. From today (07 December 2015), Transport for London (TfL) are trialling the technology with BrightMove Media … Read the full press release

Transport for London (TfL) partners with world’s leading travel search engine KAYAK to provide free New Year’s Eve travel

LONDON, 9-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Transport for London (TfL) has teamed up with the world’s leading travel search engine KAYAK to provide free New Year’s Eve travel this year so that partygoers can get home safely. The partnership will ensure … Read the full press release

Transport for London’s £400m bonds transfer to new green bond segment at London Stock Exchange

Transport for London transfers its recent £400m bond issue to new London Stock Exchange green bond segments Money raised will support TfL’s environmental initiatives Commissioner Mike Brown opens London Stock Exchange trading £3.2bn of green bonds now listed on London … Read the full press release

Transport for London: The High Court declared smartphones used by some private hire drivers are not taximeters

TfL welcomes legal clarity on the issue LONDON, 16-10-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — The High Court has today declared that smartphones used by some private hire drivers are not taximeters. Transport for London (TfL), along with Uber, the Licensed Taxi Driver … Read the full press release

Transport for London and Merrell published fully illustrated book about the story of the capital’s newest transport icon

LONDON, 02-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — A fully illustrated book entitled London’s New Routemaster, which tells the official story of the first bus designed specifically for the capital in more than 50 years, has been launched today (Thursday 29 May). The book, … Read the full press release

London Overground now more accessible for disabled Londoners with latest TfL service ‘Turn Up and Go’

London Overground latest TfL service to become ‘Turn Up and Go’ for disabled customers LONDON, 17-3-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Paralympian gold medallist Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson today urged disabled Londoners to take advantage of Transport for London’s (TfL) increasingly accessible network and … Read the full press release

European Investment Bank provides GBP 500 million to Transport for London (TfL) for Crossrail’s development

London, UK, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Investment Bank, Europe’s long-term lending institution, has agreed to provide up to GBP 500 million to Transport for London (TfL) under a new corporate facility to support the latest step in Crossrail’s development. The … Read the full press release