Oyster vs. Contactless & Daily Vs. Weekly

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-11-19
Session date: 
November 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/4562
Question By: 
Valerie Shawcross
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Do you think a weekly fare cap should apply to all Londoners and not just those with a contactless card?

Answer

Answer for Oyster vs. Contactless & Daily Vs. Weekly

Answer for Oyster vs. Contactless & Daily Vs. Weekly

Answered By: 
The Mayor

I most certainly do and I know TfL shares this aspiration. I can assure you that TfL is working hard to deliver this when the current technology can be updated. This is a complex process as it requires changes not only to the card readers but also to back office and retailing systems.