Latest Transport articles

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

High Barnet tube station
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

Big Data Summit: Social - the next step for big data analysis

TfL, the FT, Arup and the Salvation Army agree that social media analytics could benefit them greatly
21 Mar 2013

Arvato selected as government’s first outsourced shared service centre operator

Deal part of government's plan to save up to £600m a year on back office costs
01 Mar 2013

Greater London Authority seeks partner for ultrafast broadband rollout

GLA looking for supplier to enable London to become a 'super-connected city'
28 Feb 2013

All London buses to accept contactless bank card payments from today

Tube to follow next year
12 Dec 2012

Wi-Fi arrives at 20 more London Underground stations

Camden Town is now among 92 Wi-Fi enabled stations
11 Dec 2012

Awards case study: Blue badge of honour

Peter Gothard meets key members of the IT Project Team of the Year and discovers how their work has benefited millions of disabled drivers
26 Nov 2012

Easy does IT: an interview with EasyJet's Trevor Didcock

EasyJet CIO Trevor Didcock tells Sooraj Shah how smartphone apps, the cloud, analytics and iPads are all helping to keep the airline flying high
17 Sep 2012

Eurotunnel keeps an eye on Twitter and Facebook in BI shake up

Channel Tunnel operator implements BI platform - for the first time
10 Jul 2012

TfL invites bids for incident response system

Capita contract to expire in 2013
25 Jun 2012

Four-fifths of airports will use fast travel solutions by 2020, says IATA CEO

Self check-in, self-baggage check and paperless boarding to dominate airline industry within a decade
21 Jun 2012

Direction of travel: an interview with TfL CIO Steve Townsend

TfL CIO Steve Townsend is bringing actionable information closer to the business side of the organisation and directly into the hands of the travelling public
20 Jun 2012

Everything Everywhere partners with Stagecoach to trial NFC technology

Mobile contactless transport ticketing could go nationwide by 2013
28 May 2012

Contactless payment on Tube delayed until late 2013

No 'Wave and Pay' on the Tube until the end of 2013, as TfL misses its contactless payment pledge by a year
25 May 2012

Heathrow CIO: New IT strategy to improve passenger experience

Airport investing in real-time data, new Terminal 2 centre, and virtual baggage systems
08 May 2012

How TfL will use passenger data during the Olympics

The network will equip staff with up-to-date information on passenger flow and network issues to keep traffic moving during the games
02 Apr 2012

London Overground to offer free Wi-Fi to passengers

BSkyB to provide 60 minutes of access on all 56 Overground stations
26 Mar 2012

Mobile technology at Transport for London

Mobile technology is helping TfL improve its services in time for the Olympics
15 Mar 2012