I am a pedestrian, cyclist and driver. In my experience bad pedestrians make bad cyclists make bad drivers etc. because of a basic wrong approach to traffic in general. Common sense in traffic is down to the individual, not their mode of transport.
Ah yes, Dr Salters's cat is next to my fave pub, The Angel - much lived by Samuel Pepys. With its fantastic outside terrace, actually over the river, and excellent views of Tower Bridge - well worth a visit (the pub and the Bridge!)