Transport for London is celebrating the fact that 4 million journeys have been paid for using contactless debit& credit cards, but the number is far below their original expectations.
Back in May Boris Johnson suggested that Oyster’s days were numbered, telling London Assembly Member Caroline Pidgeon: “in the end, we will be moving away from Oyster Cards to a Wave and Pay system and in the long run, we do not want to be running a payment system.” He added: “We want to be […]
When Bernard Hogan-Howe took over as Met Commissioner two years ago he promised to reform the way officers used Stop & Search powers and reduce the 80% of stops which resulted in no action. At the time Sir Bernard said future use of the powers would be more intelligence led so that fewer innocent members […]
Last week I highlighted the shared interests of the banks and Transport for London in ensuring that nothing as boring as being punished for fare-dodging should dent the take-up of contactless debit and credit cards. Not everyone was convinced that TfL and the card issuers are really as close as I suggested. Some of you […]