Was driving a bus better then? Because its absolutely shit now….
The iBus is an Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) system to improve London’s buses using technology installed by Siemens AG. The system tracks all of London’s 8000 buses to provide passengers with audio visual announcements, improved information on bus arrivals, and to trigger priority at traffic junctions. On 16 June 2005 it was reported that London’s buses ‘fail’ deaf … More ibus
So here I go – telling you a little about me; Emma Hignett, female British voice over and broadcaster. I work from my own studio in Teesdale – geography is no hindrance as with broadband and ISDN I am working for companies across the world, from the US to Australia, and of course all around … More The Voice of London Buses Emma Hignett
McKenna Brothers, recognised leaders in the supply of Destination Blinds, LED and Dot Matrix Signs to the Passenger Transport Industry, both in the UK and Worldwide, show us how bus blinds are made.
Five people have been taken to hospital and a further 21 injured after the roof of a bus was ripped off when it hit a railway bridge in north London. Firefighters rescued three people who were trapped on the top deck after the roof was torn off in the crash on St Loys Road, Tottenham. … More Bus hits bridge in Tottenham, injuring 26 people
Very much beloved of Victor Lewis-Smith, this production by the Colonial Film Unit tells those finding themselves foreign, how to use London’s bus service. Note to writers of American television programmes: this is exactly what life is still like in Britain, and you are quite correct to groundlessly assume that everyone still speaks in either … More Journey by a London Bus (1950)
The man clambered on top of the bus in Elephant and Castle, in the south of the capital, sporting a head-mounted camera. He then uploaded the shocking footage to his YouTube channel, where it has racked up more than 260,000 hits. But Transport for London responded by condemning the “idiotic” bus-surfing stunt. And the Metropolitan … More Bus Surfer
A short documentary for those who like the more technical engineering aspect of London Transport shows how they used to overhaul buses.
Waiting for a bus to arrive can quickly become an excruciatingly dull experience, so Pepsi decided to bring some surprises to a London bus shelter to make waiting a bit more interesting. For its latest ad campaign, Pepsi Max used augmented reality to turn a bus shelter’s wall into a fake window that appeared to show … More Pepsi’s Bus Stop ad in London
Not the best season for driving.