Neowin News Feed for: Tfl Neowin News Feed for: Tfl en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Transport for London set to strip Ola Cabs of its operating license on Monday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Transport for London is reportedly preparing to strip Ola Cabs of its operating license, just like it did with Uber. The ride-hailing firm will have 21 days to appeal the decision. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sun, 04 Oct 2020 22:20:01 +0000 Uber granted London operation license in court appeal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A judge has awarded Uber a London operating license after a multi-year struggle against Transport for London. Drivers for the platform now have more job security until the license needs renewing. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 28 Sep 2020 18:26:01 +0000 Uber: London operating license decision due on September 28 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber will find out in less than two weeks as to whether it will be able to continue operating in London. A judge will decide whether or not the firm should be granted an operating license on Sept. 28. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 17 Sep 2020 21:04:01 +0000 Transport for London will not issue new private hire operator license to Uber <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Transport for London has announced that Uber will not be issued a license to operate in London. It said the firm still has several issues which put people&#039;s safety at risk. Uber has 21 days to appeal. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:10:02 +0000 Transport for London issues Uber with temporary private hire operator license <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Transport for London has issued Uber with a 2-month private hire operator license with new conditions attached. In the last few hours, Uber&#039;s stock price has fallen, possibly as a result of the news. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 24 Sep 2019 14:56:01 +0000 Transport for London is bringing 4G to the London Underground <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Transport for London has revealed that 4G connectivity will be available across the entirety of the London Underground network by the mid-2020s. The rollout will begin in March 2020. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Fri, 19 Jul 2019 13:52:01 +0000 Uber snaps up Amazon exec to head UK ops amid license issue in London <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber has finally found a permanent replacement for its Northern and Eastern Europe operations job. The role has been vacant since last October when the then incumbent, Jo Bertram, resigned. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 14 May 2018 17:52:01 +0000 The London Assembly dampens hype surrounding driverless cars and drones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The London Assembly Transport Committee has outlined ideas for the city&#039;s authorities to implement so that emerging transport tech is used in the best possible way and to avoid clashes with companies. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Richard Tyr Blewitt) Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:08:01 +0000 Uber will appeal London ban despite talk attempts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Uber has filed an appeal with the courts against TfL&#039;s decision not to issue a new license to the company. The move was done so the company can operate while talks continue between Uber and TfL. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 10 Oct 2017 13:22:01 +0000 Uber's Northern Europe boss to quit amid license saga <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Jo Bertram, the Uber executive who oversees operations in the UK, is set to leave the company. The news came via an email by Bertram where she explained that she was leaving the company in weeks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 02 Oct 2017 16:20:01 +0000 London mayor backs talks between TfL and Uber <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Following an apology from Uber&#039;s new CEO, Dara Khosrowshahi, on behalf of the company, the mayor of London, and chairman of TfL, Sadiq Khan, has called for talks between the company and TfL. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:02:01 +0000 Transport for London announces improvements to Oyster smartcard, including new mobile app <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TfL has announced numerous improvements to its Oyster ticketing system, making it easier for passengers to buy credit and Travelcards online, with a new mobile app launching soon on iOS and Android. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:16:58 +0000 Transport for London teams up with Twitter to keep passengers updated on travel disruption <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>TfL says it&#039;s &quot;worked closely with Twitter&quot; on a new pilot scheme to deliver urgent updates - informing passengers about disruptions that may affect their journeys around London - via direct messages. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:56:01 +0000 Londoners treated to free travel due to Transport for London Oyster card system crash <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Londoners expecting this morning to introduce fare rises across the city&#039;s public transport network were instead treated to free travel, thanks to a major failure of the Oyster smart card system. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Sat, 02 Jan 2016 10:34:01 +0000 London Underground mobile network delayed indefinitely <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1716489741wifi.png" alt="" /></div>Plans to install a mobile phone network on the London Underground have been delayed indefinitely, according to a statement from Boris Johnson. The Conservative mayor of London, in a statement to The Guardian, said that... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Mon, 04 Apr 2011 07:29:59 +0000 Huawei offers to bring mobile coverage to London Underground <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1716489741wifi.png" alt="" /></div>In a generous move, Huawei today announced intentions to bring mobile phone coverage to London's sprawling underground system. Expected to be worth $80 million, The Sunday Times is reporting that the move would be a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Mike Brown) Mon, 21 Feb 2011 15:32:47 +0000