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.
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Written by Curiosity Staff April 13, 2017
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