Whatever he's doing right now, you can safely bet that Sadiq Khan is beaming, as more than 10 million rides have been made using his Hopper journey fare since it was introduced last month. Nice work, Sadiq!
As illustrated by the map above, the No 18 bus – which runs from Sudbury and Harrow Road station to Euston Station via Kensal Green – is the most popular route to hop onto, closely followed by the 279, 53 and 207.
The scheme aims to save Londoners money by allowing them to take a second bus or tram during their journey for no added cost. Not the best news for our step count, but great for beating this grim weather.
Sadiq told TfL that he's 'delighted' with the popularity of his service.
'10 million journeys so far exceeds all my expectations, and the amount of people using the "Hopper" shows how vital our buses are to the lives of Londoners all across our city,' he said.
'Alongside our commitment to freeze all TfL fares, our Hopper fare is a crucial part of our plans to make it more affordable to live and work in London.'
By 2018, there are plans to expand the service to cover two or more journeys an hour, and for it to cover travellers who use a train or tube between their two or more bus or tram journeys.
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