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Data & insights

TfL will track tube passengers to improve its service

Company will harvest anonymous data from passengers using the free Underground WiFi
22 May 2019
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Data & insights

The live map of London Tubes shows the value of open data

The mesmerising project wouldn’t be possible without TfL’s open API
20 Aug 2018
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Policy & legislation

Uber's top UK exec quits

Jo Bertram leaves for new role, but says "current challenges" mean a change of face is necessary
2 Oct 2017
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Business strategy

TfL passes 1 billion contactless journeys

Almost half of pay as you go users are opting to pay via contactless technology
7 Jul 2017
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Business strategy

Uber license fees may surge in London

Private hire companies could see operating fees rise by almost 6,000%
21 Apr 2017
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public sector

TfL to track Wi-Fi connections of tube passengers

TfL could increase revenues by showing advertisers where biggest footfall is within stations
18 Nov 2016
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public sector

TfL hopes to ease traffic with crowdsourced data

The organisation has teamed up with Waze to offer real-time information about traffic congestion
12 Oct 2016
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Mobile

TfL and Twitter launch live alerts for Tube and rail users

Pilot scheme will let commuters receive disruption notifications direct to their mobile
9 Jun 2016
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business apps

TfL scraps plans to make Uber less attractive in London

TfL abandons plans to stop apps showing where the nearest taxi is
20 Jan 2016
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Business strategy

TfL implements e-paper bus stop signage

The signs will show real-time scheduling of buses rather than the digital info seen on some stops
23 Dec 2015
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Security

TfL tablet usage doubles in two years, reveals FoI

But the thousands of devices in use by underground workers raises security issues
16 Apr 2015
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Business strategy

TfL pays Atos £6m as part of move to a SIAM model

Transport body impressed with outsourcer’s experience in handling service desk operations
4 Feb 2015
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Business strategy

Amazon teams up with Post Office for online deliveries

Argos also bringing click and collect to underground stations
26 Nov 2014
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Business strategy

TfL introduces contactless payments on London tubes

Following trials on buses, you can now use your contactless payment cards on London Underground and Overground lines
16 Sep 2014
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London buses
Business strategy

Rechargeable hybrid buses to be tested in London

Wireless re-chargeable hybrid buses will be trialled in London, adding to the capital’s greener transport network
28 Aug 2014
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Mobile Phones

EE Cash on Tap payments accepted on London buses

EE confirms commuters can now use their smartphones to pay for London bus journeys
4 Aug 2014
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business apps

Uber deemed to be acting lawfully following investigation

Uber are acting lawfully, say TfL after an investigation into the taxi-tracking smartphone app
3 Jul 2014
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London buses
News

TfL trials interactive bus stop technology in Regent Street

TfL teams up with Clear Channel UK to bring real-time, interactive travel information to tourists and commuters.
27 Mar 2014
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public sector

Smart crossings are coming to Balham and Tooting Bec

London Mayor Boris Johnson has welcomed the smart technology programme, which aims to ease congestion and increase road safety.
12 Mar 2014
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Business strategy

TfL swaps IBM for Capita to run Congestion Charge scheme

Capita wins back contract to provide back office IT for Congestion Charge system.
14 Jan 2014
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Business strategy

Q&A: Phil Young, TfL

We speak to TfL's head of online services - and a member of the IT Pro Leaderboard - about usability, people skills and more.
6 Dec 2013
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Mobile

TfL's BYOD adoption up 500 per cent since 2010

Transport for London FOI request reveals how many staff are embracing BYOD.
2 Dec 2013
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Mobile

TfL takes part in open data app challenge

Transport for London teams with Apps for Good to offer London youngsters chance to create apps using open data.
8 Jul 2013