Buses run into trouble "Rising numbers of rowdy students are annoying adult passengers, distracting drivers and scaring younger children. Whose job is it to control them?" - Fascinating article on the relationship between crime and overcrowding on London Buses. [from The Guardian]
"Squashed on a commuter train in sweltering temperatures, the thought of sitting on a block of ice may hold a certain appeal.
"Now, such a daydream could become reality, as transport bosses consider stashing giant ice cubes underneath seats to cool carriages." [from ThisIsLondon]
"Environmentally-friendly fuel cell cars will be arriving on the UK's roads for the first time this week.
"As part of the effort to raise awareness of World Environment Day, a variety of fuel-efficient and low-emission vehicles will be taking to the roads on Tuesday and will be driving from Brighton to London." [from the ETA]
"Motorists are being reminded the country's first city-wide two-tier parking penalty scheme will be introduced in London on July 1.
"In inner London, the scheme will see motorists hit with a Â£120 fine for more serious parking offences and Â£80 for lesser ones such as overstaying on parking meters.
"The penalties will be Â£100 and Â£60 in outer London. All fines will be reduced by 50 per cent if paid within 14 days." [from This Is Local London]