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Now I realise that may sound like one big lie, but let me reassure you it is possible to enjoy spending long periods of time on a train with someone's sweaty armpit in your face - you just have to train yourself in the art of happy commuting.
Passenger bus services are a vital tool in breaking down the effects of apartheid spatial planning. When the service is interrupted, for the poorest, there is no plan B.
We certainly need to start getting savvier about how we travel to and from work. Just making some simple tweaks to our journey could save hundreds of pounds of our hard earned salaries, so it is definitely worth the effort!
Image Source I had to stop myself from getting involved with this next one to congratulate them on their compassionate articulation
Why do we act this way to one another? I am yet to figure it out, apart from the idea that cycling in a big city can be nerve-wracking and makes us snap at each other. Lots of things are stressful though and this is not always the reaction. Often people support each other better when in situations of stress.
1. Go electric An alternative for those looking for a cost-saving, fuel-sparing and hassle-free way to get to the office
I love my commute. There is always a seat, the ticket inspectors make friendly conversation and the view frequently yields animals I've only ever seen in books. This time last year, however, the thought of taking the train would fill me with dread.
If we needed a sign that London is definitely too expensive for normal people to live in, this is it. A Goldsmiths student
It's Cycle to Work day on Thursday so we can expect thousands more people taking power to the pedal as they shake up their daily commute. If you're one of them, good on you. But so you don't feel out of place, here's a quick guide to the other cyclists you're likely to meet on the street...