Latest Transport articles

Backbytes: Google tests drones, start digging your bunker

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'Project Wing' gets its first public flight, but how much of our lives does Google want to control?
29 Aug 2014

National Express drives away from Excel and Access for data analytics

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National Express's Frank Kozurek tells Danny Palmer about the benefits QlikView's business discovery platform has brought to a company previously reliant on Excel for analytics
12 Aug 2014

Network connection: How improved connectivity is enabling a safer, more efficient train service

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Clayton Nash of Network Rail Telecom tells Danny Palmer how a Cisco network is helping to improve communications across the railway network
07 Aug 2014

Cloud and mobility take off at Gatwick Airport: an interview with CIO Michael Ibbitson

Gatwick Airport CIO Michael Ibbitson tells Computing how analytics, cloud, mobile devices and more are helping to provide the best possible services to passengers
07 Aug 2014

The new business ‘ecosystem’: Tapping into a partner’s skill set

The CIOs of Balfour Beatty and TfL tell Sooraj Shah how they have combated the IT skills crisis by leveraging third party resources
31 Jul 2014

Contactless bank cards to be accepted on tube network

TfL says cards will be accepted on Underground, Overground and DLR services from September 16
25 Jul 2014

TfL selects Tibco on journey to exploit big data

CIO Steve Townsend says increased data intelligence will open up new avenues for developers and advertisers, as well as improving passenger journeys
03 Jul 2014

Highways Agency selects BAE Systems Applied Intelligence to improve national IT estate

Deal worth £7.5m over three years
11 Jun 2014

Global shipping vulnerable to hackers

Experts warn automated systems could be exploited by cyber criminals
25 Apr 2014

Google Glass and big data taking off at Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic director of information Dave Bulman tells Computing how the airline is embracing innovation
17 Apr 2014

Superfast broadband more important to economy than airport expansion or high-speed rail, says IET

Research by Institution of Engineering and Technology says broadband provides the most economic benefit
23 Dec 2013

TfL sees 500 per cent rise in employees tapping into BYOD scheme

Apple's iOS devices are most popular, Samsung is second most popular brand
28 Nov 2013

Manchester Airports Group opts for Esri GIS to manage 25-year growth plan

System will allow each airport to map and record asset information in one central database and share it between any department
14 Oct 2013

Capita and IBM battle for London’s congestion charge scheme

Capita is the frontrunner for contract commencing October 2015
01 Oct 2013

UK rail users to get high-speed mobile broadband

70 per cent of the travelling public to benefit from better coverage by 2019
01 Oct 2013

Hailo looks to the heavens with Amazon cloud

Hailo’s Rorie Devine tells Danny Palmer how Amazon Web Services-powered cloud is allowing the taxi hailing app to rapidly expand to cities across the globe
26 Jul 2013

CIO interview: How EasyJet supports mobility and big data on a small budget

EasyJet CIO Trevor Didcock tells Danny Palmer how the airline is harnessing mobile apps and exploiting big data despite its tight IT budget
26 Jul 2013

iOS takes off at Air France: an interview with Jean-Christophe Lalanne

The airline’s IT chief tells Danny Palmer how he has turned the BYOD concept on its head, and why he believes Apple is flying high in the tablet market while Microsoft is still stuck on the runway
24 Jul 2013

Is building information modelling the real deal?

Sooraj Shah speaks to industry insiders about the benefits and limitations of a technology that many – including the government – believe could transform the construction industry
14 Jun 2013

TfL minds the gap in its website offerings

Transport for London is ditching Microsoft’s Bing and going with HTML5 and Google APIs in its first online overhaul for six years. Peter Gothard finds out more
13 Jun 2013

The mouse that roared: how the balance of power in IT is shifting

The combination of cloud computing and viable open source platforms is providing a welcome alternative for cost-conscious organisations – challenging both the major software vendors and the big services providers
12 Jun 2013

Google unveils personalised Google Maps

New service builds around idea of 'a map for every person and place'
16 May 2013

Analysis: IT overhaul drives down costs for rail firms

Cloud, open source and SME services providers have all played a part in enabling the Association of Train Operating Companies to slash operational costs
16 May 2013

Transport for London installs O2 and Cognito mobile workforce management solution

Fare evasion already reduced as a result, says TfL
09 May 2013