Albany Times Union
When it comes to the physical toll of commuting, we tend to focus on the danger of an accident or the stress of dealing with traffic. But there's more to it than just that. The New York transportation system is officially Public Enemy No. 1 in terms of carbon pollution in the state. It's not just a bad thing for climate change; it's also making you and your loved ones sick. The good news is that the prescription for a healthier New York transportation system may soon be forthcoming. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has pledged to develop a regional clean transportation initiative. The stakes here are high.