One of the most interesting phenomena studied by geographers is how SPEED affects human and environmental relationships. In the past 30 years, technological advancements have allowed information, resources, and people to travel greater distances faster. This has had an interesting impact on practically every element of our lives.
Illustrating this geographic quirk is a recent study of pedestrians in 32 world cities, claiming that Singapore officially has the world’s fastest walkers!
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Should the world slow down? According to the CNN poll, 73% of voters currently think it should. What do you think?