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London Mayor Boris Johnson has been accused of misunderstanding the financial pressures affecting residents after transport fares rose above inflation for the fifth consecutive year.
Many commuters across the capital returned to work this week to find an extra pinch to their pockets, with bus fares and tube fees increasing by an average of 4.2 per cent.
The Thames cable car should be fully integrated into the rest of the capital's fare structure.
The call on London Mayor Boris Johnson comes from the London Assembly which wants to see the Emirates Air Line take travel cards, freedom passes and an Oyster cap.
Thames Clippers passengers should brace themselves for fare rises of up to nine per cent from the New Year.
The river bus company, now sponsored by KPMG, has announced its fares will increase on January 2, with a single ticket up nine per cent from £5.50 to £6.
The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has confirmed a seven per cent rise in fares across London transport from next January.
The rise, which comes into effect on January 2, will see average pay as you go Oyster fares in Zone 1 go up by 10p to £2, while bus fares rise to £1.40.
Thames Clippers have confirmed that late night riverbus services will be restarted from April 1.
While the move will be welcomed by passengers angered by the axing of post 9pm services last November, a surcharge will be applied on the reinstated boats, with season ticket holders asked to pay a £2 surcharge. Oyster discounts will not apply.