Survey: Do You Use Escalators?

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Wherever there is an escalator there is often a stair beside it; escalator treads are not proportioned properly for climbing and don't count in the building codes as exits. (this rule seems to break down in shopping malls and stores) As we posted recently, escalators are insane energy hogs; they are also slower than walking.

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