Image: Shutterstock TfL will soon start using depersonalised tube wifi data to collect information about routes passengers use, and to provide better journey information. From 8 July 2019, TfL will collect data from 260 wifi enabled tube stations. When a device has wifi enabled, it searches for a wifi network by sending out a unique…

For more transport chat, join our popular Facebook group, Londonist Roundel Ramblings. Someone want to tell the bloke on the right that a beanie doesn’t pass as protective equipment? Photo: Shutterstock Do you ever worry that the tube might be too loud? Well, your fears aren’t misplaced. Research by EAVE — an organisation dedicated to…

Image copyright Getty Images Knife crime across England and Wales rose to record levels last year, figures show. Police recorded 40,829 offences involving knives or sharp instruments in 2018, up 6% on the year before. Office for National Statistics data shows cases of murder and manslaughter, excluding terror attacks, increased by 12%. There were 732…

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Experts at Cardiff University said the rise of ‘high harm’ crimes amid falling overall violence was ‘difficult to explain’ Overall levels of violence in England and Wales are on the decline, in spite of an increase in knife crime, a study of A&E data suggests. Analysis by Cardiff University…