Public Transport

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

‘Bus lanes should be banned,’ says spokesperson of British Drivers’ Alliance

‘Bus lanes should be banned,’ says spokesperson of British Drivers’ Alliance

‘Bus lanes should be banned,’ says spokesperson of British Drivers’ Alliance

Roger Lawson, from the Alliance of British Drivers, has said that “bus lanes should be banned” and that they cause traffic congestion rather than solve it.

Monday, March 26, 2018

Monday, March 26, 2018

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

Passengers travel on first self-driving mainline train in the UK

The Thameslink train has an automated system which accelerates and brakes

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

New 'legal upskirting' trends makes women victims of non-consensual porn without realising

How 'upskirting' makes women victims of non-consensual porn without realising

How 'upskirting' makes women victims of non-consensual porn without realising

Filming up a woman's skirt without her realising is not currently part of the sex offences act, and many are taking advantage.

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure' ahead of select committee questioning

RMT union slams Chris Grayling 'specialist in failure'

Transport secretary Chris Grayling is to be questioned about the decision not to go ahead with three rail electrification schemes

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

Most commuters see no improvement to train services, despite fares rising

A poll showed around 67% of commuters think the service from their train company has stayed the same and 13% believe it has actually got worse

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

'Rail travel should not be facility for greedy capitalists', says RMT Union

Rail fares crisis: Julia tells RMT train union chief to 'go google it' in row over poverty and food banks

Julia tells RMT leader to 'go google it' in row over poverty and food banks

Julia Hartley-Brewer had a strong debate with the RMT's Steve Hedley over how capitalism has affected quality of life

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

'Labour has proved it can run railways and we should have pride and do it', says shadow transport secretary

'Labour has proved it can run railways and we should have pride and do it', says shadow transport secretary

'Labour has proved it can run railways', says shadow transport secretary

The shadow transport secretary says re-nationalising the railway is not a radical move

Rail fares: 'It's time Government stopped trying to fleece people'

Rail prices: Jeremy Corbyn supporter Christian Wolmar demands re-nationalisation as 'great train robbery' protests continue

Corbyn supporter demands re-nationalisation as 'rip-off fare' protests continue

Railway historian Christian Wolmar believes the railway will be nationalised again at some point

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged by 3.4% fare increase

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged at 3.4% fare increase

Rail campaigners and passenger groups outraged at 3.4% fare increase

Campaigners have claimed the rise is unfair as it is outpacing earnings

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says Campaign for Better Transport

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says Campaign for Better Transport

'There should be a railcard for the whole population', says campaigner

Travel campaigner Lianna Etkind says railcards may encourage people to drive less

Monday, November 20, 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017

London buses to be fuelled by waste coffee grounds

London buses to be fuelled by waste coffee grounds

London buses to be fuelled by waste coffee grounds

The buses will not have to be modified in order to use this fuel

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Social media users too quick to jump to conclusions about video of boy on train

Many criticised the education system and parents for being too pushy towards children

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Self-driving buses to be used in China by end of the year

Self-driving buses to be rolled out in China by end of the year

Self-driving buses to be rolled out in China by end of the year

Driverless buses are to be used on two routes in Shenzhen

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

'Women-only train carriages are insulting to men and will make problems worse'

'Women-only train carriages are insulting to men and will make problems worse'

'Women-only train carriages are insulting to men and will make problems worse'

Campaigner Natasha Devon says segregating men and women is a step backwards

Monday, August 7, 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017

Waterloo upgrade begins - but what will it mean for commuters once complete?

London commuters, stop moaning - Waterloo works are for your own good

London commuters, stop moaning - Waterloo works are for your own good

Work should be completed by September, followed by a second phase of improvements

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones', says Baroness Jenny Jones

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones', says Baroness Jenny Jones

'We need to get rid of all private cars, not just petrol and diesel ones'

Baroness Jenny Jones says the Government needs to invest in public transport so people can get around without cars

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

Southern Rail owner handed £13.4 million fine by the Department for Transport

The fine to be paid by Govia Thameslink Railway will be put towards funding improvements for passengers and performance

Friday, July 7, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

'We must never forget them' - Tributes are paid to victims of London Bombings 12 years on

'We must never forget them' - Tributes paid to victims of London Bombings 12 years on

'We must never forget them' - Tributes paid to victims of London Bombings

Today marks 12 years since 7/7 where 52 people were killed in London by suicide bombers