The Weird Way That Standing (Not Walking) on Escalators Helps Move People More Quickly

By Alissa Walker

It’s the golden rule of crowded escalators: Stand on one side, walk on the other. But passengers taking the escalator in one of London’s busiest tube stations were recently confronted with a weird rule: Everyone must stand. Officials claim it will make stations run more efficiently. But how?

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