Obesity May Decline with Public Transportation

RoseTracker| When walking to and from the public transit system light rail, make the walk a brisk one. Slow walking doesn’t help sidetrack the onset of obesity. In a study of public transit systems, researchers conclude that they to jump start physical activity and contribute to weight management. 

Tracking commuters in Charlotte, NC over a 12-18 month period, research found an average weight loss of 6.45 lbs per person and that light rail transit users were less likely to become obese over time. Note this study is not a longitudinal one over decades, but the results are relevant not only for green energy and for our health.  via Science Daily