“Today is a landmark day for transport in London,” London’s Mayor Sadiq Khan said on 12 September 2016. “It wasn’t right that Londoners had to pay twice simply to change buses.” It is a deceptively simple statement for what was, ultimately, the delivery of one of his first transport manifesto pledges: The Hopper ticket. This ticket will allow all travel smartcard users to make a second bus or tram trip within an hour of boarding their first bus or tram at no extra cost. Two for one ...
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