30 Jul '13, 10pm

Taking the stairs won't save the world, but don't underestimate the benefits:

As it happens, I live on the 43rd floor of a building in a city where a two-month elevator technician strike has just been (finally!) resolved. So believe me, I have a great appreciation for elevators, escalators, and other means of vertical travel. But I also like having the option of taking the stairs. For one thing, it's often way faster in situations like exiting a crowded subway station. In fact, a CMAJ study a few years ago found that the average time for trips of up to six flights was 13 seconds per flight for stairs and about 37 seconds per flight for elevators, due to the time spent waiting for an elevator. And yet I've lived in several buildings where you weren't able to enter the stairs from the ground floor, meaning you had no options but to take the elevators. Tons of buildings, for security or fire reasons, make the stairs either difficult or impossible to ac...

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