27 Feb '15, 8pm

Commuters reported feeling better when travelling by #publictransportation, compared to driving. via

A report published today reveals that people who stopped driving and started walking or cycling to work benefited from improved wellbeing. In particular, active commuters felt better able to concentrate and were less under strain than if they travelled by car. These benefits come on top of the physical health benefits of walking and cycling that are already widely documented. Experts also found that travelling on public transport is better for people’s psychological wellbeing than driving. Lead researcher Adam Martin, from UEA’s Norwich Medical School, said: “One surprising finding was that commuters reported feeling better when travelling by public transport, compared to driving. You might think that things like disruption to services or crowds of commuters might have been a cause of considerable stress. But as buses or trains also give people time to relax, read, sociali...

Full article: http://www.metro-magazine.com/sustainability/news/293567/...

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