Once Around the Web: On the Road

This bicycle barometer makes deciding how to get to work super easy

Did you know…?

Americans are driving more miles and sitting in more traffic than ever before. It’s taking a toll on roads.

But luckily…!

Study: People Who Bike or Walk to Work Enjoy Their Commutes the Most, Are Happier

A study by Ph.D candidate Oliver Smith at Portland State University found that, of all types of commuters, those who travel by bike rank the highest on measures of well-being. Image: Bike Portland


So I guess we all need one of these…!

It’s a bike barometer! London-based Richard Pope has created a gadget that helps you decide if you should bike or take the train. The device, made out of an old clock, pulls in data about the weather and the subway and points towards the best option. Pope even wrote up a how-to for those interested in creating their own.

This bicycle barometer makes deciding how to get to work super easy

This bicycle barometer makes deciding how to get to work super easy!