Tube Times Index

1) Percentage of sedentary young Americans: 14%
2) Percentage of overweight young Americans: 25%
3) Percentage of young Americans who walk or ride a bicycle to school: 10%
4) Percentage of young Americans who walked or rode a bike to school in the 1950’s and 1960’s: 60%
5) Number of first 25 SFBC members whose memberships are still current: 22 (member since 1991)
6) Toll cost to drive 135 miles from Boston to New York: $3.60
7) Toll cost to drive 360 miles from Philadelphia to Ohio: $14.70
8) Toll cost to drive 390 miles between LA and SF: $0.00

SOURCES: 1-2, The Spoke ‘n Word, March 1999; 5, SFBCdatabase; 6,7, Web sites of the Mass. and Penn. Turnpike Commissions; 8, common knowledge.