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Map Strava London

Bike boom: Map of London cycle commutes shows London is leading the way

Wed, 7 Oct 2015| By Harry Cockburn

More people commute by bike in London than in any other city, according to data from ride-logging app Strava

Oxford Street buses cyclist

London mayoral candidates unite on plans to pedestrianise Oxford Street

Tue, 6 Oct 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Europe’s busiest shopping street is also the world’s most polluted

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London Underground rent map

This map shows how much it costs to rent a flat near each Tube station

Wed, 30 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The difference between the highest and lowest is stark

Tour de France London 2014 cropped

Robbed: London wins 2017 Tour de France bid, only for TfL to withdraw bid at 11th hour

Tue, 29 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

London beat Manchester and Edinburgh, but withdrew at last minute. Race now set to begin in Germany

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Tube trains at North Acton

New TfL boss: Here’s who’s taking over from Sir Peter Hendy

Thu, 24 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

TfL confirms new transport commissioner

Tube strike people in tube

Some mathematicians want to slow down London’s Tube network. Here’s why

Thu, 24 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

As if it’s not hard enough to get to work

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Cycle Superhighway junction Cambridge Heath

Think Cycle Superhighways will cause chaos? Think again...

Thu, 24 Sep 2015| By Nick Brown

Cycle Superhighways could be key to avoiding transport turmoil. Nick Brown, MD of havebike, explains

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Tube strike piixxo

Tube strike to hit commuters next week despite reportedly being backed by just three union workers

Tue, 22 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Strike will hit Waterloo and City Line on Monday              

Night Tube picco

Only richer Londoners will benefit from all-night Tube service, study claims

Tue, 22 Sep 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

More controversy around the Night Tube service

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Boris Bus - the new Routemaster bus, the 38

TfL to spend £2m on fitting Routemasters with windows

Fri, 18 Sep 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

We all complained about the unbearable heat on public transport in the capital this summer.

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Geographical map of London

Behold: TfL has produced a geographically accurate Tube map

Wed, 16 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Goodbye classic topographical plan, hello precise diagram

Tube strike

Tube strikes can actually be GOOD for the economy - here's one killer reason

Mon, 14 Sep 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Tube strikes are actually good for the economy – we never thought “good” and “Tube strikes” could ever be used in the same sentence.

Tube driver’s salary: £49,673, nearly £15,000 more than the average London salary

Tube drivers take four times as much sick leave as the average Londoner – but there’s a reason

Thu, 10 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Tube drivers take an average of 14 days sick leave a year, according to a Freedom of Information request by ITV.

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Train chaos

Revealed: The top 10 most crowded trains

Wed, 9 Sep 2015| By LLB Reporter

Paying a bomb for a ticket, not getting a seat, and crouching in corners to avoid smelly armpits – this is the harsh reality of daily train commutes.

British Airways plane burnt 305

Passengers escape fireball on London-bound BA jet at Las Vegas

Wed, 9 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

14 hospitalised after escape using inflatable slides

Heathrow aeroplane over house

Boris: Building new Heathrow runway is “investing in decline”

Tue, 8 Sep 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Airports commission is pulling wool over nation’s eyes, claims mayor

Station toilet

Train stations make MILLIONS in profit from people using the toilet

Mon, 7 Sep 2015| By Robyn Vinter

As if we haven’t forked out enough for train tickets

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