Joe Lencioni
Joe Lencioni Campaign leader

An analysis of how Daylight Saving Time impacts bike commutes.

Does Daylight Saving Time Change When We Commute? Evidence from DC's Capital Bikeshare • Benn Stancil

Benn Stancil on Svbtle
On November 3, we all went through the familiar ritual of changing our clocks back an hour at the end of daylight saving time. Originally introduced to reduce energy consumption during World War I, DST (which is when clocks are ahead an hour—when it gets darker later—during the summer) potentially affects things far beyond how light it is when we…Read More

I got this from https://twitter.com/TheGirlAtAParty/status/396832333019774976

abolish daylight saving time or make it year-round

This article explains why Daylight Saving Time is terrible!

Daylight Saving Time Is America's Greatest Shame

The Atlantic Wire
Daylight Saving Time is the greatest continuing fraud ever perpetuated on American people. And this weekend, the effects of this cruel monster will rear its ugly head again. On Sunday morning, Americans across the country will have to set their clocks back one hour, and next week, the sun will begin its ambling lurch to eventually setting at 4:30…Read More

An interesting proposal...

The US needs to retire daylight savings and just have two time zones—one hour apart

Quartz
This item has been corrected.  Daylight saving time in the US ends Nov. 3, part of the an annual ritual where Americans (who don’t live in Arizona or Hawaii) and residents of 78 other countries including Canada (but not Saskatchewan), most of Europe, Australia and New Zealand turn their clocks back one hour. It’s a controversial practice that…Read More

This is an infographic-style piece on why DST doesn't make any sense.

We Don’t Need Daylight Saving Time

All: Jozef Mak
Energy use Electricity Usage Adopting DST increased overall residential electricity consumption by 0.6% to 4% in various parts of the World. i Fuel Consumption DST increases motor fuel consumption significantly. It increases CO2 production and its level in atmosphere. i $ Annual Cost DST is responsible for the increase in energy…Read More
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