London SE1 community website

Did anyone commute by boat instead of tube?

Join in these discussions today! Log in or register.
Wednesday 30 June 2004 10.37am
I walked as normal but can confirm pavement traffic was particularly heavy at the Tooley St contra-flow.

gggggrrrrrruuff
Wednesday 30 June 2004 12.19pm
Same here, and once over London Bridge, things got particularly busy. Good to see so many cyclists this morning, some of them looked as though they could do with cycling a little more often.
Wednesday 30 June 2004 12.20pm
I saw a couple of people roller-blading throught the (horrendous stationary) traffic. Lots of part-time cyclists too!
Wednesday 30 June 2004 12.25pm
Apparently Evans Cycles at London Bridge sold as many bikes yesterday as they normally do in a week.

Editor of the London SE1 website.
Subscribe to our SE1 Direct weekly newsletter.
Wednesday 30 June 2004 12.57pm
Excellent! More tube strikes, please!
Wednesday 30 June 2004 1.19pm
I hope Evans encouraged all their new customers to get a bit of training. My journey to work was mostly OK, but there were a few potentially dangerous moments when people looking suspiciously like part-time cyclists/motorcyclists decided to weave and wobble in the middle of the traffic.

...if you press it, they will come.

To post a message, please log in or register..
We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Also on the forum
Views expressed in this discussion forum are those of the contributors and may not reflect the editorial policy of this website. Please read our terms and conditions