The UK’s Tom Scott, briefly discusses why people living in cities walk faster than in other places — the subject of many studies over the years — before explaining the true reason why, as a lesson in overthinking a problem and missing the obvious.

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Gordon Werner

Gordon is a native New Yorker who wisely chose to leave the Northeast in the early 1990s. A past resident of Belltown, and Queen Anne, he currently calls First Hill home. He is a board member of the First Hill Improvement Association (FHIA) as well as the FHIA Transportation Committee Chair and is constantly looking for ways to improve transportation up the hill.