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A Tale of Two Bus Drivers

A Tale of Two Bus Drivers

Step out my door and start walking down the road. A 59 bus creeps past me. Nuts – that’s the bus I want. Check CityMapper to see when the next one will be. Oh – 16 minutes. Ok, I can try to catch this one. Better get a literal jog on. I run up to the back door of the bus and away it goes. That’s that. But then the 159 bus behind it honks its horn. I turn around…

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Super Cycle Lane Six Is Go

Super Cycle Lane Six Is Go

… at least the bit around Blackfriars. After I got my photos and wrote my post yesterday, the cycle lanes opened up. Yesterday evening there were hi-vis’d folks from TfL dotted around the Blackfriars area to direct cyclists onto the new CS6 lanes (and maybe to help pedestrians not walk out in front of traffic?). The bus stop J for north-bound buses has also been moved closer to Blackfriars Station, and on the island between the cycle and car lanes….

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Go With The Traffic Flow

Go With The Traffic Flow

If you’ve been around Ludgate Circus or Blackfriars in the last few months, you’ll know it’s been a bit of a construction zone. ¬†Things are starting to look a bit more finished now and we have some changes. Starting around last week there were new pedestrian crossings at Ludgate Circus and Blackfriars. Ludgate Circus was always a bit weird in that there were lights at one crossing, at New Bridge Street, but none of the others. Now there are lights…

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