Latest Transport articles

Government backtracks on compulsory ID cards

Airport workers will no longer be forced to carry identity cards, but rollout of voluntary scheme to citizens is to be accelerated
30 Jun 2009

Network Rail to introduce new traffic management system

System is part of the rail operator's £1bn IT-led transformation programme
29 Jun 2009

Government abandons national road pricing scheme

"Not the time to be putting that before the British people," says transport secretary
29 Jun 2009

First Group seeks IT infrastructure suppliers

Transport firm also looking to implement collaborative services
26 Jun 2009

Government aims to widen use of smart ticketing

Transport secretary Lord Adonis promises consultation in the summer on possible incentives
25 Jun 2009

EU intelligent transport systems plan stalls

MPs postpone debate pending new Swedish EU presidency
22 Jun 2009

IT shakeup is just the ticket at Transport for London

Insourcing projects and scrapping costly PCs has paid off handsomely
18 Jun 2009

Europe split over best way forward for traffic systems

Countries including the UK are resisting efforts by the European Commission to impose an EU-wide framework for intelligent traffic systems
18 Jun 2009

Asda finds the route to lower transport costs

Supermarket rolls out transport scheduling software to optimise journeys for 1,000-strong vehicle fleet
16 Jun 2009

Airlines rethink IT priorities as recession bites

As Computing reveals a 30 per cent IT budget cut at British Airways, Angelica Mari investigates how IT decision-makers at the main UK carriers are responding to worsening market conditions
04 Jun 2009

Economic turbulence prompts BA to throttle back IT spending

Airline has had to cut IT budgets by 30 per cent after record losses
04 Jun 2009

BAA to spend £137m on Heathrow IT overhaul

Four major projects will cover all areas of the airport's technology
03 Jun 2009

Transport for London CIO lands HM Revenue & Customs job

Phil Pavitt moving in September to run the IT that collects our taxes
02 Jun 2009

Tube ticket machines get software upgrade

Enhancements will enable ticket purchasing in 17 languages
02 Jun 2009

First Capital Connect provides train updates via Twitter

Rail operator uses the micro-blogging service to give commuters travel information on the move
02 Jun 2009

Airport eye scans check two million arrivals into UK

Some 300,000 people have registered to use the system at Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham airports, says Home Office
29 May 2009

Tube Lines keeps faith with Capgemini

Contract extension will support IT improvements at the maintenance firm, with increased SLAs
28 May 2009

Birmingham plans "intelligent" IT-enabled transport network

Multimillion-pound project hopes to address urban issues with the help of technology
27 May 2009

Manchester Airports Group opts for MPLS networking

Regional airports provider signs a three-year contract with Cable & Wireless connecting four sites
27 May 2009

British Airways to launch on-board web access

The airline will offer internet service on its new London to New York route
22 May 2009

Ryanair to charge for online check-in

Budget airline will charge passengers £5 to check-in online
14 May 2009

Terminal 5 satellite awards cabling contract

Award will cover cabling for all IT systems
07 May 2009

Virgin Trains rolls out on-board wireless internet access

Train operator completes first stage of implementation following years of delays
29 Apr 2009

Research to tackle digital challenges for rural communities

University of Aberdeen receives £12m to focus on how technology advances could transform rural business
24 Apr 2009