Latest Transport articles

Train operators seek supplier for online railcards system

Heathrow Express train at the platform
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

Brass off fellow passengers

19 Apr 2011

Network Rail points finger at Atos Origin for outage

BlackBerry service and automated departure boards put out of action by tech problems
08 Apr 2011

New cloud to improve air travel

SITA has announced plans to create a community cloud for the entire air transport industry
07 Apr 2011

Microsoft and Toyota to announce energy efficiency collaboration

Deal is expected to include the development of smart grid technology
06 Apr 2011

Stagecoach to upgrade ticketing systems

Fujitsu to oversee refresh of South West and East Midlands Trains point-of-sale systems
04 Apr 2011

TfL postpones IT refresh in £375m cost-saving mission

IT job losses will also play a part in keeping costs down
04 Apr 2011

Plans for 2012 Underground mobile access hit buffers

Dream on, say network providers
01 Apr 2011

BMW to invest in start-up mobile app firms

BMW sets aside $100m for location-based smartphone app development
01 Apr 2011

TfL plans tube station Wi-Fi for 2012 Olympics

Telecoms companies have been invited to tender for the contract
28 Mar 2011

Crossrail seeks provider for £14m contract

System will be key to building the new high-speed line linking east and west London
24 Mar 2011

BAA signs £100m outsourcing deal with Capgemini

Five-year deal will look to improve services and enhance real-time information
21 Mar 2011

Government urged to take up EU passenger information system

Lords Committee says UK should sign up for the system despite privacy concerns
16 Mar 2011