The researchers say that the fact that transit trips by bus and train often involve walking to and from stops increases the likelihood that people will meet the recommended 30 minutes of moderate physical activity a day, five days a week.
According to them, people who drove the most were the least likely to meet the recommended level of physical activity.
Saturday, March 28, 2009
Public Transit Keeps You Fit
I would tend to agree with this. Especially considering my own experience that I walk much more than when I lived in Austin because I'm not just walking to my car and driving somewhere but walking to the store and taking transit to work.