New London tube map for walkers
Transport for London has just unveiled its new London Tube map, which shows how long it takes to walk to stations (so you can finally make an educated decision on whether it IS faster to walk versus take the Tube.) As a side note, it’s been my experience that it’s ALWAYS faster to walk when you’re up against the Circle Line, but that is neither here nor there …
Lost property at Transport for London
Time Out London published a fascinating story about lost property items at Transport for London. In the last year, 246,241 items were handed in from buses, tubes and black cabs.
51,000 books/documents/travel passes
35,000 articles of clothing
29,000 valuables (purses, wallets, cameras, cash, iPads etc.)
11,000 sets of keys
5,000 bits of jewelery
24 London Underground signs that will brighten your day
I’m not sure whose job it is to come up with these lovely little morsels of wisdom on the London Underground, but I used to love seeing them (on the rare times that I would see them). It certainly brightened my morning slog of a commute! Keep up the great work, Transport for London!