Increasing Fares

Meeting: 
MQT on 2006-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2006
Reference: 
2006/2230
Question By: 
Murad Qureshi
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Do you agree with Andrew Gilligan's assertion in the Evening Standard that TfL will increase fares more often `once they had us all on Oyster'?

Answer

Answer for Increasing Fares

Answer for Increasing Fares

Answered By: 
The Mayor

No. In the fares package announced in September for next January, Oyster single fares on the Tube are frozen for adults, and actually reduced for children. Oyster remains the cheapest way to travel on buses and Tubes.

Commitment