We don’t walk in the wet

It seems obvious, but a new study has found that people don’t walk as much when it’s cold or wet.

Researchers monitored pedestrians in nine cities around the world and found people are less likely to walk when temperatures dip below zero, when there’s too much rain or too much snow.

“A 5 degree Celsius increase in temperature was associated with a 14 per cent increase in pedestrians,” first author Luc de Montigny said.

Read more at Environment and Behavior

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