I’ve just thought of the reason why average speeds in London have dropped so much over the last few years : Cyclists.
Obvious, isn’t it?
Buses are stuck behind fat-arsed wobbly cyclists doing 8mph.
Of course, the average speed of a cyclist is much higher, because they ignore inconvenient things like RED LIGHTS, ONE WAY STREETS and cycle like a bastard on the pavements all the time.
Each day I get the bus from London Bridge to Liverpool Street and each day I am astounded that more of the bastards aren’t killed each day. They weave in an out of traffic, on the left, the right, on the pavements, through red lights etc.
Look at these twats: