love outdoor escalators

Love ’em. 🙂

Over the last century, cities have been designed to accommodate the automobile. So, how do we redesign them to benefit people?

Outdoor escalators (climate allowing) are a low cost part of a solution to reduce the use of motor vehicles.

Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. It highlights the system in Medellín, Colombia.

The Central–Mid-Levels escalator and walkway system in Hong Kong is the longest outdoor covered escalator system in the world. The entire system covers over 800 metres (2,600 ft) in distance and elevates over 135 metres (443 ft) from bottom to top. …

related – Medellín made urban escalators famous, but have they had any impact?

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Rick Mc

Career gymnastics coach who loves the outdoors, and the internet.

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