Study: Want to Make Your Commute Feel Shorter? Wait at a Tree-Lined Bus Stop

Trees, what can’t they do? They shelter urban wildlife, improve our mental health, and provide the very air we breathe. And it turns out that just the presence of trees at a public transit stop might be enough to improve riders’ perception of the transit experience—even if the actual service doesn’t improve at all.

Source: Want to Make Your Commute Feel Shorter? Wait at a Tree-Lined Bus Stop

My commute is made shorter by riding a bike.  It takes about the same time to get to work by bike or by car for me, but getting home?  I pass numerous cars stuck waiting for lights, because I ride on a local multi-use trail.  Not everyone is that lucky, and it helps that work provides both a bike lockup and a changeroom with showers.

How this Tree Growing 40 Different Fruits at Once Was Made

The techniques are fairly simple: Buy the rootstock and source the grafts yourself and you could do it at home. The scale is ambitious here, but the techniques are very easy.