Earlier this week the Electoral Commission called for elections across the country to be halted amid fears that local councils could struggle to deliver them.
Single fares across the Transport for London network have been frozen throughout the Mayor’s first term, though opponents say this didn’t match the spirit of his 2016 pledge.
Public Health England has previously said there are no specific concerns about using public transport but both Transport for London and City Hall today sought to reassure the public that steps were being taken to keep the network clean.
City Hall and TfL had previously considered building a new walking and cycling bridge in the area but last year ruled out this option on cost grounds.
The agency is partnering with A2Dominion to redevelop a 1.48 hectare site which will include the building of around 400 new affordable homes across four buildings.