Moving walkways are something we associate with airports, even though some – like Chicago O’Hare and Dallas-Fort Worth – have removed walkways so that passengers don’t bypass shops and make impulse purchases.
TSA reported travel numbers remain low compared to last year. We’re all hopeful that vaccination, combined with the sheer number of people who have recently had Covid-19, will suppress the pandemic and bring about a return to normal life soon. In the meantime we make do.
One man recreated the travel experience at home with his exercise treadmill and his washing machine.
— Tom Cannold (@tbcannold) January 18, 2021
We’ve seen stunts like this before, so perhaps they’re even derivative at this point, but that just underscores how ready we are to travel, making up for lost time.