Good Read: Study Finds People Tend to Overestimate How Long It Takes to Walk and Bike

Interesting! Have you mapped out what your commute would you look like if you walked or biked to work? How long would it *really* take?

“A new study published in a journal called Transportmetrica A: Transport Science shows that people often overestimate the time required to commute actively, a miscalculation especially common when someone has secured a parking permit near the office.

The survey participants proved to be generally poor at guessing active-commuting times. About 90 percent of their estimates were too long by at least 10 minutes. The few assessments close to Google’s were almost always made by riders or walkers.”

Illustration by Giacomo Bagnara

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