Surprising Parking Factoid

Did you know?

A 1998 Penn State University study found that people leaving a parking space take 11 seconds longer to do so when there is another car waiting for the spot. One exception: When the waiting car is a high-status model, men leave "significantly sooner."

This is just one of many interesting and surprising nuggets of knowledge Kristen Russell and other Seattle mag contributors gathered to complement our multifaceted local transportation cover story in the March issue. Grab a copy to get a better understanding of Seattle's transportation transformation already underway.