If you've ever lived in a large city, you know the escalator rule like gospel: stand on the right, walk on the left (for most of us — we see you, Australia). Violate that rule, and you'll hear some choice words from a fellow commuter. We hate to break it to you seasoned city slickers, but research shows that it's actually faster if everyone just stands still on the escalator.
Two by Two
The Commuter's Dilemma
Standing on the Right and Left of Holborn's Escalators
Written by Ashley Hamer April 13, 2017
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