Tandon in the News

New York's commuters are in for a 'summer of hell' — and its effects could be longer-term than people think


The long-brewing “Summer of hell” has kicked off in the New York metro area. … The breakdown of the New York metro area's public transit system is sure to cause a city-wide headache, leaving roughly 600,000 commuters scrambling. … DNAInfo’s Nicole Levy previously reported that “the toll our daily commute takes on us has long-term implications on our mental and physical health.” She looked at research conducted by people like Richard Wener, a professor of environmental psychology at New York University [Tandon School of Engineering] and a longtime commuter, to find out how our daily commutes are affecting our health.

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