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Thursday 9 March 2017 12.08pm
Alberta Ally wrote:
If subways are for the future, then put cars and other road traffic in them. The Elephant and Castle subway closures have been a real bonus for people like me who found them dark, dirty, smelly and unsafe (especially at night). Time allowed for pedestrian crossing depends on two different scenarios. Where the traffic is stopped to allow other traffic to move / cross etc, then obviously time has to be allowed for vehicles to get through. Where it's simply a question of allowing pedestrians to cross a road, then time allowed for this can be much shorter (e.g. Kennington Lane - where the crossing near Renfrew Road is barely 12 seconds!!) And we need to have far less cars, lorries etc. in Central London. I've given up my car completely and use public transport and my feet.

For the record, I'm a pedestrian and have never driven a car in my life. I'm sorry you felt that way about the subways, you was wrong to though but it would be understandable I suppose for anyone to come to the area and think they were crap. They needn't have been dirty, smelly or dim and they were never dangerous.
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