3 REASONS TO WALK TO WORK (AND ALL YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED)
Why Walk to Work? An infographic walking you through the benefits of active transit and answer some FAQs about walking your commute. Text can be found below.
WHY WALK TO WORK?
Walking to work is one of the only truly zero-emission ways to commute: for those trying to cultivate a more sustainable lifestyle, it’s a no-brainer!
Walking to work totally counts as exercise! Who doesn’t love a little unavoidable activity to start their day? (And you get your workout over with!).
Active transit provides you with a shot of the Sunshine Vitamin (hopefully), a surge of endorphins (your feel-good hormones), and an opportunity to listen to your favourite playlist or podcast. What’s not to like about that?
FAQ: Walk to Work Edition
WHAT COUNT AS WALKING TO WORK?
Active transit includes walking, biking, scooting, skateboarding, rollerblading, and any other method of transportation that’s self-powered (for all or part of the journey).
WHAT IF I LIVE FAR AWAY?
You’ve got options! Park your car further from your workplace to get some steps in, or consider taking public transit, which includes an active component.
HOW CAN I ENCOURAGE PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE IN WALK TO WORK DAY?
Coordinate your walk-to-work efforts with your family/friends/coworkers. Ask people to listen to your favourite audiobook, or maybe commute as a group! Or, share to social media!