Car commuters gain more weight

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jrj906202 wrote:

Who knew that someone who bikes to work would be less obese than someone who drove.I don’t know why so many people refuse to get out of their cars.Maybe just too lazy.Bad habits.I see traffic jams,near schools,as parents drop off and pick up their precious kids.If they really cared about those kids,they would let them walk or bike to school.I read that the average work commute is 7 miles.That is a doable distance by bike.Even if your commute is farther,you could park a few miles from your workplace and commute from there.Or take public transport,with your bike on board,and use the bike for the final leg.If there were more bikes on the road,traffic would be less,making it safer to bike.Also,more cities might invest in more bike lanes.Walking is another great option.Here in So California,great weather permits walking or biking much of the year.There are thousands of miles of sidewalks,getting little use.Check out Google maps.You can enter your starting and destination addresses and then choose bike or walking routes.You can modify to your tastes.

Jan 28, 2013 11:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
jrj906202 wrote:

Who knew that someone who bikes to work would be less obese than someone who drove.I don’t know why so many people refuse to get out of their cars.Maybe just too lazy.Bad habits.I see traffic jams,near schools,as parents drop off and pick up their precious kids.If they really cared about those kids,they would let them walk or bike to school.I read that the average work commute is 7 miles.That is a doable distance by bike.Even if your commute is farther,you could park a few miles from your workplace and commute from there.Or take public transport,with your bike on board,and use the bike for the final leg.If there were more bikes on the road,traffic would be less,making it safer to bike.Also,more cities might invest in more bike lanes.Walking is another great option.Here in So California,great weather permits walking or biking much of the year.There are thousands of miles of sidewalks,getting little use.Check out Google maps.You can enter your starting and destination addresses and then choose bike or walking routes.You can modify to your tastes.

Jan 28, 2013 11:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
jrj906202 wrote:

Who knew that someone who bikes to work would be less obese than someone who drove.I don’t know why so many people refuse to get out of their cars.Maybe just too lazy.Bad habits.I see traffic jams,near schools,as parents drop off and pick up their precious kids.If they really cared about those kids,they would let them walk or bike to school.I read that the average work commute is 7 miles.That is a doable distance by bike.Even if your commute is farther,you could park a few miles from your workplace and commute from there.Or take public transport,with your bike on board,and use the bike for the final leg.If there were more bikes on the road,traffic would be less,making it safer to bike.Also,more cities might invest in more bike lanes.Walking is another great option.Here in So California,great weather permits walking or biking much of the year.There are thousands of miles of sidewalks,getting little use.Check out Google maps.You can enter your starting and destination addresses and then choose bike or walking routes.You can modify to your tastes.

Jan 28, 2013 11:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
jrj906202 wrote:

Who knew that someone who bikes to work would be less obese than someone who drove.I don’t know why so many people refuse to get out of their cars.Maybe just too lazy.Bad habits.I see traffic jams,near schools,as parents drop off and pick up their precious kids.If they really cared about those kids,they would let them walk or bike to school.I read that the average work commute is 7 miles.That is a doable distance by bike.Even if your commute is farther,you could park a few miles from your workplace and commute from there.Or take public transport,with your bike on board,and use the bike for the final leg.If there were more bikes on the road,traffic would be less,making it safer to bike.Also,more cities might invest in more bike lanes.Walking is another great option.Here in So California,great weather permits walking or biking much of the year.There are thousands of miles of sidewalks,getting little use.Check out Google maps.You can enter your starting and destination addresses and then choose bike or walking routes.You can modify to your tastes.

Jan 28, 2013 11:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
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