December 18, 2012
Passengers traveling by bus in London have the option of paying their fare with their contactless debit, credit or charge card by simply presenting it to one of the card readers on the bus.
May 31, 2012
Despite the bus system being equipped with ramps and low-floor access for wheelchair users, critics have complained that drivers have refused to pick them up.
May 17, 2012
The 1,000-yard gondola lift line crosses the River Thames in east London and is planned to be both a commuter route and a tourist attraction.
March 2, 2012
The buses, which are equipped with diesel-electric hybrid technology, cost an estimated $2.25 million apiece.
September 6, 2011
Currently, only some of the bus stops in London feature screens listing the number of minutes until a bus arrives. TfL said the live bus departures service would be fully launched this fall.
May 18, 2010
The open platform feature, shared with the old Routemaster design, allows the reinstatement of a hop-on, hop-off service. Three doors and two staircases will aid speedier and smoother boarding.
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