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Don’t Take The Stairs, Take The Slide

Don’t Take The Stairs, Take The Slide
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A new outdoor installation gives commuters a little jolt of happiness in the often gloomy morning ride by putting park slides on train platforms.

Claudia Cukrov
  • 11 july 2011

 

Train commuters in the city of Overvecht in the Netherlands have been offered the choice of the taking the stairs, or using a slide to access the station platform.  Wild Ink reports the workmen finishing construction on the project have already seen two people using the ‘transfer chute’ kid-inspired stair alternative. A great example of gamification taking place in the real world, not just online.

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