Friends of White Flint

Promoting a Sustainable, Walkable and Engaging Community

P.O. Box 2761

White Flint Station

Kensington, MD 20891

Phone: 301-980-3768


How to Get People to Take the Stairs

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Friends of White Flint has always been about “fun, families and fitness.” Now we have evidence that “fun” is a good motivator as well.

People come up from the subway and have a choice between the escalator and a set of stairs. Which do they take? Most take the escalator.

Unless . . .

(H/T to Suzanne Hudson, FoWF Co-Chair for Residents, for finding the video.)

Barnaby Zall

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