Heathrow Airport

London's mayor, Boris Johnson, has long favoured the creation of a new airport in the Thames Estuary over expanding Heathrow. New claims of boosting house building in west London have generated further criticism.
Apr 2, 2014   BBC News online
After decades of discussion and experimentation, Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) is again getting attention as a potential alternative means of transport, merging the comfort of the private car with the automation and safety of public transit.
Jan 15, 2013   The Atlantic Cities
Where are the projected 400 million air travelers coming to London supposed to land? Prime Minister David Cameron is caught between two politically difficult choices for how to manage the projected growth in passengers.
Aug 30, 2012   The New York Times
Robin Stummer reports on the fate of Britain's greatest surviving historic wooden building, a huge medieval barn that had suffered from years of neglect.
Feb 10, 2012   The Independent
A conservative think tank in the UK is calling for London's Heathrow Airport to become a new high speed rail hub. However, the group warns that increased traffic would necessitate the construction of a third runway.
Jan 21, 2010   The Times
Heathrow Airport's Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system is shaping up. Here is an insider's look at how this proof-of-concept system is coming together.
Apr 29, 2009   YouTube
Recently approved plans to build a third runway at Heathrow International Airport mean the village of Sipson will be completely paved over. As a result, villagers have become activists, and they discuss their efforts in this video.
Jan 19, 2009   Guardian
Plans to build a controversial new runway at London's Heathrow International Airport have been approved.
Jan 15, 2009   The New York Times
Environmentalists have stalled the development of a third runway at Heathrow Airport by buying the land first.
Jan 14, 2009   CNN