In the autumn of 2016, Transport for London (TfL) started tracking its passengers. A month long trial at 54 stations used Wi-Fi signals from phones and other devices to harvest depersonalised data about where, when and how people were using the tube. TfL has now decided to rollout the scheme across the whole Underground network. Starting on July 8 2019, every device will be tracked as people complete their journeys. The data harvested could lead directly to improvements in how the tube runs and ...
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