Contactless fares were first introduced on the bus network in 2012 and last week were extended to the capital’s rail services, including the Tube, DLR and London Overground.
Ticket resale sites are promoting tickets for London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks before a single ticket has been issued by organisers.
The Mayor’s decision to introduce ticketing for the event has been criticised by London Assembly members and several potential 2016 Mayoral candidates.
Boris Johnson says two of his planned cycle superhighways have been dropped while TfL board papers confirm others have been delayed.
City Hall predicts the capital’s night-time economy could be boosted by up to £360 million thanks to the greater ease and lower costs of getting home after a night out.