Up, up and — not exactly away, not on an escalator. Just UP. In this case to the second level of the appropriately named La Encantada Shopping Center in Tucson, Arizona. And when you’re done shopping at Tiffany, or sampling the incredible frozen gelato at Frost, or the crisp flatbread “pizza tortilla” at Blanco, why, the docile escalator will take you right back down to ground level again.
So here’s to Escalation! Biddable, comfortable, convenient transportation. And you can even keep your shoes on —