Every day there is an article in the paper talking about how the rising price of gas is shifting commuters to mass transit. Well, here is the proof, and Baltimore is helping to lead the way with light rail and heavy rail percentages of riders increasing.
Overall streetcars and trolleys had the highest percentage increase, at 10.3%. The biggest increases:
Like most people I live a hectic life and who has the time for much exercise? Thanks to xtracycle now I do. By using my bike for daily activities I can get things done and get an hour plus work out in 15 minutes extra of my time, not a bad deal and beats taking the extra time going to the gym. In case you are still having trouble being motivated; the National Center of Disease Control says that inactivity is the #2 killer in the United States just behind smoking. ( http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/bb_nutrition/ ) Get out there and start living life! I can carry home a full shopping cart of groceries, car pool two kids or just get lost in the great outdoors camping for a week. Well I got go, another outing this weekend.