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UK transport is heavily influenced, as elsewhere, by political leaders. Transport problems and challenges exist at both a national and local level... continue
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Boris Johnson Mayor of London Why is he on the list? Leads arguably the premier urban transport authority in Europ... continue
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Viewpoint
We all need information – without it we cannot make sensible decisions about travel, or anything else, and respond to changing circumstances... continue
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Viewpoint
Jonathan Raper
An invitation to contribute to New Transit from my perspective as an information and systems design specialist came just as Britain’s transport... continue
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Cover Story Detail
This summer, as part of its open data digital strategy, Transport for London (TfL) released live bus data, following the earlier delivery of the... continue
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Light Rail News Lead Story
The new cable car across the Thames in East London has joined the capital’s transport system in time for the Olympics. The five-minute 1km... continue
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Reflections
Six months away from the start of the Olympic Games in London, concerns remain at the ability of the transport system to perform at the required... continue
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People
First UK Bus has recruited Andrew Hunter as operations director for the First Games Transport Team where he will have responsibility for helping... continue
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Rail News
Rail unions RMT and TSSA, have used the 2012 London Olympics as leverage to gain an inflation-busting pay and rewards package covering the next two... continue
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Products & Services
Deniz Huseyin
Mott MacDonald has been working with Transport for London (TfL) to develop the cable car that will run across the River Thames connecting Greenwich... continue
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Rail News
James Dark
Rail unions RMT and TSSA, have used the 2012 Olympics as leverage to gain an inflation-busting pay and rewards package covering the next two years.... continue
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People
HS1, the holder of the of High Speed 1 concession to operate the UK's first section of high speed rail connecting St Pancras International to Europe,... continue
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Bus News
FirstGroup has announced that it will order £160m of new buses over the next two years. The order for 955 vehicles is one of the largest the... continue
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Technology News
Transport for London has appointed a consortium headed by Mace, the London-based construction and consultancy group, to build the capital’s... continue
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Interview Detail
In preparation for the Olympics, BTP has recruited two Malinois (Belgian Shepherd dogs) to its Explosives Search Dog (ESD) section. Their arrival... continue
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Interview
Lesley Brown
A unique policing environment, the transport system has a unique set of needs. To meet them, an independent body, British Transport Police (BTP),... continue
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Business Lead Story
London is set to become the first city in the world where passengers are able to access an entire transport network with just a swipe of their... continue
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Articles
Why is he on the list? London mayor Boris Johnson has described Ranger, a former transport consultant, as his “transport brain”. What... continue
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Technology News
Tony Lacy
In less than two years’ time, 14,700 of the world’s best athletes will compete for sport’s highest accolades at the London 2012... continue
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