Latest Transport articles

McAfee: Modern cars can be hacked and disabled remotely

Ford Evos concept car
Security firm states that modern cars can be disabled and tracked remotely, using standard consumer computer equipment
08 Sep 2011

TfL improves real-time bus information with web and text alerts

A London bendy bus
The new Countdown service will be available this autumn
07 Sep 2011

Contactless payment is just the ticket for FirstGroup buses

Firstgroup bus
Firm is pumping £21m into smartcard technology for all its UK bus networks
07 Sep 2011

Web app to ensure smooth running of Olympics logistics

TfL wants a journey planner and interactive map for 2012 freight transport up and running in five months
05 Sep 2011

Thomas Cook servers take a trip

Travel firm signs server hosting deal with german IT services firm Lufthansa Systems
01 Sep 2011

Suppliers thrive as corporate IT spending stalls

While many CIOs across all industry sectors struggle to get funding for technology upgrades, some vendors have never had it so good
02 Aug 2011

Gatwick Airport uses Simul8 software to plan check-in improvements

Simulation technology to help airport operator to decide on course of action
27 Jul 2011

BAA appoints its first CTO

Ex-ITV man Simon Fell is to take the role, reporting to CIO Philip Langsdale
25 Jul 2011

Bill for DfT's replacement shared service centre could top £750m

Revised tender notice sees 50 per cent rise on maximum contract costs
21 Jul 2011

Invisibility cloaks and talking cars: welcome to the world of tomorrow

Computing reports on the research projects that could transform life in the second half of the 21st century
15 Jul 2011

TfL and GLA sign collaborative SaaS deal

Asite to provide a single integrated data management solution for all aspects of the contract administration process
14 Jul 2011

Scottish smartcard travel system on track

First operational elements of the new system have been rolled out ahead of schedule
12 Jul 2011

Train operators seek supplier for online railcards system

Service must be ready to leave the station by July 2012
06 Jul 2011

TfL appoints Steve Townsend as new CIO in boardroom shakeup

One in four senior director-level roles to be axed as part of Project Horizon
30 Jun 2011

Lufthansa CIO says most CEOs still do not appreciate IT

... and advises fellow IT chiefs not to bother with in-house development
30 Jun 2011

Computer glitch delays Manchester tram extension

New system as incompatible with existing one as a PC would be to a Commodore 64
28 Jun 2011

British Transport Police crime mapping technology fails to curb cable theft

Pitney Bowes Business Insight solution has not delivered the anticipated results
28 Jun 2011

Googling your kids to school

22 Jun 2011

Transport for Greater Manchester outlines £80m services contract

A merger of frameworks will see services commissioned on an ad-hoc basis
13 Jun 2011

M6 Toll to trial contactless payments

The technology will be trialled in August and rolled out to all booths in the first quarter of 2012
17 May 2011

Ford-Google tie-up: is this the end of the road for driver privacy?

Using the Prediction API to improve fuel economy is just the tip of the iceberg for in-vehicle access to cloud-based apps
13 May 2011

Britain likely to get its way over European air passenger data

Government is campaigning for data on intra-EU flights to be recorded
12 May 2011

AmEx Travel: A case study in poor CRM process

11 May 2011

Stena switches to SharePoint

Ferry operator uses Microsoft solution to enable staff to more easily update web sites
05 May 2011