Items tagged transport

On the moral dilemma facing a cyclist at an empty set of traffic lights in the middle of the night.
As I was cycling to work recently, I had to stop and wait while a lollipop lady held up the traffic. After the first wave of kids had crossed, she stayed there, waiting for a few more to get to the crossing. A queue of traffic was starting to build behind me, frustration rising in all of us keen to clock on.
Ahead of the recent tube strike, a colleague asked for advice on getting from Vauxhall to Euston. Never mind that there's a bus that goes really close, the responses were impressively varied, and some of them were mind-bogglingly Heath Robinson approaches to the problem. One suggestion involved going via Clapham, Willesden, and Watford.