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Old June 8th 18, 02:42 PM posted to
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Default Plan to pedestrianise London's Oxford Street scrapped

On Fri, 8 Jun 2018 13:01:40 +0100
Someone Somewhere wrote:
motorway straight to their front door, and any level of inconvenience
(we're talking seconds or maybe driving 200m extra) was utterly
unacceptable even if it reduced the traffic outside their homes (and the
fumes in their lungs etc) by a significant proportion.

Not SUV drivers by any chance?

They also had their own pet issues and were unable to listen to reason
over why the design of e.g. lighting on private property was not in the
remit of the particular council personnel who were there.

Some people just love the sound of their own voices and think their opinions
are more important than everyone elses.