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How to Solve a Problem Like the Rush Hour

Rush hour. For some it's an '80s classic by Jane Wiedlin featuring a bizarre array of dolphins for no apparent reason. For others it's Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker belting their way through two fun action comedies. Also a third action comedy which we don't speak of. Ever. For millions of people though rush hour is the sequence of events where you attempt, in a sort of live action version of Marioland, to fight your way from home to work in the morning. It's also a problem that, in London especially, is getting worse. Though we're probably better off than in Tokyo, where a team of half a dozen station officials lovingly shove you into a carriage. Read More >>