Heathrow Airport

April 2, 2014, 1pm PDT
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.
BBC News online
January 15, 2013, 12pm PST
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.
The Atlantic Cities
August 30, 2012, 6am PDT
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.
The New York Times
February 10, 2012, 8am PST
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.
The Independent
January 21, 2010, 9am PST
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.
The Times
April 29, 2009, 7am PDT
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.
January 19, 2009, 6am PST
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.
January 15, 2009, 11am PST
Plans to build a controversial new runway at London's Heathrow International Airport have been approved.
The New York Times
January 14, 2009, 9am PST
Environmentalists have stalled the development of a third runway at Heathrow Airport by buying the land first.