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Tesla Should Consider Building This Car Powered By a Giant Mouse Trap

On its quest to free the world from the burden of petrol, Tesla has unfortunately hit some speed bumps with the production of its Model 3. So instead of relying on batteries and electricity for power, perhaps the company should consider this four-wheeled contraption which runs on a gigantic spring-powered mouse trap. Read More >>

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Over 30? Don’t Worry, You Might Still be Able to Get a Railcard That Offers Big Discounts

We all have that horrible feeling when we book train tickets, glumly looking at the railcard box with the knowledge that you can't get a discount because you're too old or too young to get a special railcard. It sucks, right? Because train travel is obscenely expensive. Read More >>

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Some London Buses are Being Powered by Coffee Grounds

Coffee is a big business, especially that fancy coffee you can buy from a tax-dodging corporation that marks everything up. I imagine so much coffee gets sold, some estate agent will start insisting that it's the reason millennials can't afford to buy a house. All that coffee means a lot of coffee grounds are generated. Normally they'd be thrown away, but that's changing because they're being used to power some of London's many buses. Read More >>

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BA to Make Cheap Ticket Buyers Board Flights Last

British Airways fancies bringing the old class system back to travel, as it's revealed a plan to somehow hold back the buyers of cheap tickets to make them board flights last. Read More >>

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Part of the Overground is Joining London’s Nighttime Transport Service

You live in London? Great. Are you visiting London for some nights on the town? Cool, pay attention. The rest of you can turn around and go back to whatever it was you were doing, because the fact part of London's Overground service will now running at night doesn't really affect you lot. Read More >>

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Does Uber’s Fired Self-Driving Car Guru Really Believe This Shit?

Anthony Levandowski is the artificial intelligence whiz at the heart of the nasty legal dispute between Waymo and Uber. Following his unceremonious firing from Uber, he’s been keeping himself busy by founding a church based on the idea of worshipping a future AI deity. As he shares more details about his philosophy, we have to ask: Is this guy for real? Read More >>

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London Transport Exec Avoids Early Meetings Because the Trains Are Awful

A cheeky Freedom of Information request filed with London's mayoral offices has thrown up a glorious email about the travel arrangements of the city's deputy mayor for transport. Read More >>

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Sadiq Khan Confirms London is Getting Unlimited One Hour Bus Hopping

Last year Transport for London introduced a new system, letting travellers swap buses without incurring extra charges. All they had to do was make sure they get onto the second bus within an hour of tapping into the first one. Now London Mayor Sadiq Khan  confirmed that this feature is getting an expansion. Read More >>

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Deutsche Bahn Imagines Future Trains With Built In Gyms And Big Screen TVs

When you thing of luxurious trains in this country, you'll probably imagine something with nice chairs, a table, and free wi-fi that isn't slower than a stoned snail. In Germany things might be a bit different, because Deutsche Bahn has just announced its vision for trains with big TV screens, gym equipment, and other such luxuries. Read More >>

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The 16-25 Railcard Age Limit Might be Getting an Increase

I no longer have a rail card. It's sad, but now I have to pay full price for all my tickets because I'm over the age of 25. There was hope with the announcement of a 'millenial' railcard a few weeks ago, but now that might not even need to happen. Word is that the the age limit on the regular 16-25 railcard might be getting increased. Read More >>

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Commuters Asked to Intervene in Potential Suicides

A new campaign that will strike fear into the hearts of the antisocial has been launched today, under the banner of Small Talk Saves Lives. Which is ironic, as suicide often feels preferable to having to do small talk. Read More >>

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London’s Mayor Likes Being Apologised to by Uber

London mayor Sadiq Khan is sounding much more like an Uber fan these days, as he's once again praised the minicab company for admitting it's been a bit rubbish and seems to be grateful for the endless apologies and bouquets of flowers it's been sending over to charm the Transport for London team. Read More >>

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Reading Rocket Man Sets Low High Speed Best

Richard Browning should henceforth be referred to as Rocket Man, after setting a weird world record in the niche of wearable transport. Read More >>

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Uber Is Still Trying to Do that Flying Car Thing

Since the world we are currently living in is very much not the future we all dreamed of, NASA is teaming up with Uber to try to at least make a sliver of our flying-car dreams come true. Read More >>

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London’s Newest Bridge Plan Doesn’t Involve Trees or Joanna Lumley

London's transport authority has revealed a plan for a new pedestrian and cyclist bridge over the Thames, and this one's free from controversial celebrity endorsement, private money and locked gates at night. Read More >>