#transit average speed

Sep 11, 2011
Sunday Statshot

Sunday Statshot with Nick Chu: Urban Transit Speeds

A look at some of the things that make urban transit speeds laudable (or laughable) when compared to speeds achieved by other (in)animate beings on planet earth: Sloth speed: 0.12km/h Goldfish speed: 1.38km/h Average human walking speed: 4.5km/h Michael Phelps’ speed during 100m butterfly: 7.1km/h Average  vehicle speed in Jakarta: 10km/h Average Toronto streetcar speed:...

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