If you’ve ever wondered what public transit’s effect on traffic congestion looks like, look no further.
We all know that alternatives to single-car-occupancy have beneficial impacts on the environment, but keep in mind the positive effects to be had on all of our psyches: Studies show that long commutes make us unhappy!
This GIF alone reaffirms my switch from 2-hour-a-day-freeway-commuter to public-transit-bike-and-sometimes-walker. (I’m an Angeleno lucky enough to now live in a city where I can take advantage of public transit and other forms of transportation.)
Check out The Atlantic for more on our changing car habits and the decline of driving in the U.S.