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New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority has introduced new guidelines for how conductors will communicate with passengers on the subway. …

MTA

'Tube crush' website featuring photos of 'attractive' men on London Underground sparks privacy row

ES News Email<p>A “Tube crush” website where passengers secretly capture and rate photos of men they find “attractive” while riding the London …

Feminism

New Public Transit Map Series Launches with London Underground

Your obsession with transit-oriented design has been answered with the newest map series by Blue Crow Media. The first in this series, London …

London

Shocking images show devastation caused by Kings’s Cross fire 30 year on

<b>Relatives of those killed in the King’s Cross fire have taken part in an emotional service to mark 30 years since the devastating blaze.</b><p>Survivors and …

Grenfell Tower

Nelson's Column: Groucho Marx was right when he said 'politics is the art of looking for trouble' - look at the Tories - Nigel Nelson - Mirror Online

London Underground staff write pearls of wisdom on their public ­notice boards to give commuters something to think about.<p>They even do this at …

Brexit

Remembering the King's Cross fire 30 years on

The fire at King's Cross station remains the worst on the London Underground.<p>On 18 November 1987 a wooden escalator caught alight. Thirty-one people were killed - including one firefighter - and another 100 were injured.<p>A three-month inquiry found the fire had been started by a match discarded by a …

Fire Fighting

17 London Tube Driver Employee Secrets to Read Before Riding

• POPSUGAR<br>• Living<br>• Company Secrets Revealed<p>London Tube Driver Secrets<p>17 London Tube Driver Employee Secrets to Read Before Riding<p>Shares<p>What happens if the …

London

Bond Street station unveils new look entrance after £300m revamp

ES News Email<p>Bond Street station has opened its new entrance and ticket hall following a £300 million revamp.<p>Transport for London today revealed the …

London

Staff at London Underground have come up with a way to beat sadness – try it and see if it works on you

We all feel pretty crappy in the morning, stumbling our way to work after a night fretting about losing our job and whether global warming will kill …

British Humour

Qualcomm to Win EU Approval for NXP Deal by End of Year

Qualcomm Inc. may win European Union approval for its takeover of NXP Semiconductors NV by the end of the year after striking a final deal with …

Brexit

A website which shares secret snaps of men on the London Underground has showed scientists which physical traits women and gay men find most attractive

• <b>TubeCrush.net lets users post photos of "attractive" men on the London Underground.</b>• <b><br>Users then rate and comment on the photos.</b>• <b><br>Physical attributes including signs of wealth and personal grooming are among those highly rated by users.</b>• <b><br>TubeCrush confirms the stereotype that men need to be rich and</b> …

London

Scientists analysed photos we take on the tube and found a disturbing trend

Forget sensitive, cultured and kind - “muscles and money” are still what many people deem most attractive, a study has found.<p>Academics at Coventry …

Masculinity

Liverpool owner John Henry spotted on the London Underground on his way to Wembley for England v Brazil

He may be worth a small fortune and head an sporting empire worth billions.<p>But that hasn't stopped Liverpool's principal owner John Henry slumming it …

Liverpool FC

Cycling Saves Me $1,000 Per Year

Photo credit: Alex Muller, CC BY 2.0.<p>I think it’s useful to start off any cycling-related post with a disclaimer: Your mileage is likely to vary. I …

Cycling

N26 adds Apple Pay support in France, Spain, Italy and Finland

Fintech startup N26 just launched Apple Pay support in European countries where Apple already launched Apple Pay. Starting today, you can now add your N26 card to the Wallet app if you live in Spain, Italy and Finland. The feature has been live in France for a few weeks already.<p>If you live in one …

Banking

Google X's chief business officer thinks the UK has prioritised the illusions of the modern world over happiness

• <b>Mo Gawdat is chief business officer at Google X, which is the Google division working on things like self driving cars and hot air balloons that beam internet to rural communities.</b>• <b><br>He's on a mission to make 1 billion people happy around the world and he thinks that people in London aren't</b> …

Technology

‘Ladies and gentlemen’ greeting banned on NYC subways: ‘They’re trying to be politically correct’

New York City subways are apparently headed down a politically correct track.<p>In August, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said it would “modify” tiles in a Manhattan subway station after complaints that they resemble Confederate flags.<p>And now the MTA is following in the footsteps of the …

MTA

'Shocking' rise in thefts from tube passengers on London Underground

Union leaders have highlighted "shocking" figures showing an increase in thefts on London Underground as they step up a campaign against job cuts.<p>The …

London

There’s been a rise in ‘angry’ crimes on the Tube

<b>It’s stressful commuting to work on the Tube – especially during rush hour.</b><p>Manchester bombing survivors to be given £3,000,000 for psychological …

Extremism

Meet designers, coders and animators the Yarza Twins

Eva and Marta Yarza’s portfolio spans branding, typography, filmmaking and illustration. The identical twins have created a sound reactive alphabet, …

Graphic Design

The 7 golden rules of public transport etiquette

A new report says there has been a 230% increase in angry incidents on the London Underground – here are seven rules we could all follow to make …

British Humour

ZOMG, Amazon's New Furniture Line Is Stylish, Reasonably Priced, and Delivered in 2 Days

If, like us, you rely on coffee and Amazon to keep you going, then we have great news: Amazon just released its own home furniture and decor brands. The two lines, Rivet and Stone & Beam, feature hundreds of stylish items available exclusively to Amazon customers at a reasonable price. Best of all, …

Furniture

How many of these 17 infuriating Tube habits are you guilty of?

Much like an apocalypse, rush hour on the London Underground is no fun for anyone. Unlike an apocalypse, it’s no reason to abandon all human etiquette and descend into a rabid, elbow-jabbing, knee-nudging struggle for survival. You will get home. There will (usually) be another train. We’re all in …

London

Rail chaos: Southern drivers end 18-month strike

Description Rail strikes are causing widespread disruptionCredits Jack Taylor / Getty ImagesAlt Text TrainsBut strikes by four other train operators …

Transport for London to axe 1,400 jobs

<b>Transport for London (TfL) is cutting 1,400 jobs to save £5.5bn by 2021, according to unions.</b><p>The cuts will affect engineering and parts of London Underground (LU), said the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union.<p>It said the figure emerged at a meeting between union leaders and TfL earlier on …

Uber

BBC Radio 3 - Twenty Minutes, Going Underground

2013 marks the 150th anniversary of the London Underground, and to celebrate this illustrious milestone, Twenty Minutes explores the lesser-known music of the tube - not just the buskers and the classical music in ticket halls, but the strange music of the machinery involved in the world's first …

London

Have A Go At Building Your Own London Underground

How many times have you had to battle your way through the tube during rush hour, quietly convinced that you'd do a much better job at running the …

London

Mutant rats and bedbugs are invading our cities

It’s now commonplace to see train seats infested with bed bugs that can’t be killed by insect sprays and tube-dwelling mosquitos that don’t need to …

Lifestyle

Taking the plunge: Wales' underground railway gets major upgrade

It's the ultimate Welsh trivia question - where's Wales' underground railway?<p>London has the Tube, Glasgow and Newcastle the Metro - and Wales?<p>You can …

News (Wales)