In 2001, 37 per cent of workers in the capital (London) used rail or underground travel as their main form of transport to work, according to the Office for National Statistics. London had the highest proportion of rail commuters of any Urban Audit city in the UK
Many of us are familiar with this image. If you commute, you’ll have seen it countless times; maybe not this image exactly, it could be a man, or a different coloured paper, or a book or an electronic device. Its that ‘Don’t bother me!’ image. People guarding their personal space on their way to and from work. Life in a modern city anywhere in the world is tough. I often wonder how we do it, how we keep doing it, and whether we’ll know when enough is enough.