Camille Standen interviews the reason why Victoria Station may be the subway station with the most positive vibrations in the world. Jamaican-born train conductor Carl Downer assists passengers with their travels and brightening their day.
Apr 12, 2013 Vice
London kicks-off the beginning of a massive new rail line linking the city's western suburbs, including Heathrow Airport, through the city, and into the eastern suburbs in Essex.
Mar 26, 2012 NPR
With 420km of network, Shanghai's metro overtook the London Underground, which has a total of 402km. But the rate of expansion is more impressive: the first line was constructed in only 1995 and it is still expanding.
Aug 2, 2010 Bricoleurbanism
The London bus network carries over twice the number of people as the underground network. "But with Britain's new coalition government preparing comprehensive budget cuts, the future of London's transport network is uncertain."
Jul 29, 2010 The Global Urbanist
A new report shows that overcrowding on the London Tube is hardening transit takers, turning them ruthless and selfish. Even pregnant riders are left to fend for themselves.
Dec 3, 2009 The Age (Australia)