Commenting on Ken Livingstone's announcement to increase bus and Tube fares in London, Roger Evans AM, Chair of the London Assembly Transport Committee, said:
"This fare increase proves the Mayor is unclear about his transport policy for London. How can he expect people to leave their cars at home when bus and Tube tickets are spiralling out of control? Ken Livingstone obviously has not added up his sums correctly. He needs to boost his coffers through the already fed up and frustrated commuter. London has the most expensive transport system in the world. If the Mayor wants people to use public transport the whole network must be both efficient and affordable."
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