What on earth has happened to the traffic on Grange Road in the past three weeks?
The traffic in the morning is obscene- it can't just be those unnecessary roadworks opposite Alscot Road- I mean it had been bad before they started.
And for anyone who gets the no 78 bus- why why why are so few of them compared to no 1's.They are always jam packed by Grange Road and you can never get a seat. who can we write to about this?
It's not fair to develop an area with so many new flats and not provide the infrastructure to support the residents..
The otherday I saw 3 number 1s going past until the no 78 actually came... painful. My boyfriend takes number 1 and I take no 78 and I never get on the bus faster than him.
what really really annoys me though is that every second morning I get to Liverpool Street and then the buss is ordered to turn around and NOT get up to Shoreditch so everyone have to get off even if the bus says Shoreditch when you get on...aargh.
Chris, I normally bike which saves me at least 20 minutes in the morning, but have you seen the weather lately? Not inspiring.
I myself gave up taking either bus 78/42 to go to Bishopsgate from Bricklayer's Arms every morning. I now walk, and it takes me 30 min, ie faster than the bus! And it's obviously healthier (well, as healthy as walking along a major traffic thoroughfare and breathing car fumes can be).
Unfortunately they are converting the Zebra crossings to Pelican crossings.
Personally I much prefer Zebra Crossings - I feel safer and dont have to wait as long to cross - the Pelicans can take ages for the Green Man to light up
As a matter of interest I walk from New Cross GAte to London Bridge every day - It is 50 mins door to door to walk th 21 is not very frequent and gets snarled up turning into Borough High Street it can be at best 35 minutes and at worst an hour - I havent yet noticed the benefit of the calories burned!
i can get the 42 or 78 to work, and have to say the 78 is usually quicker. i can also get the 343, which is quicker coming home, than going, mmm.... i never knew i had so much info in my brain about buses. i need my own helicopter.... or monorail...