When a pub opened in my neighborhood last year people were so excited. It’s very much a neighborhood bar in the sense that I don’t think it’s frequented by people not from the area, but it’s a great place to hang out, watch a game, catch up with friends. Every neighborhood needs a place where it’s ok to hang out and socialize.
A walking human gets about 75 MPG (miles of travel per gallon of food energy). A biking human? Even better, at 290 MPG.
But when you factor in all the fossil fuels that go into making that food, we only get 18 MPG walking and 70 MPG on a bike. Check out the full rundown of the energetic calculations at Do The Math.
This is way, way cool.
Because it makes the trip to work pleasurable.
Get some exercise; no sitting in traffic jams.
Parking is as easy as finding the nearest pole or rack.
4. Fresh air
For you and others.
To explore your city and go at your own pace.