New York's commuters are in for a 'summer of hell' — and its effects could be longer-term than people think
- Áine Cain for Business Insider July 10th, 2017
- Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/how-summer-of-hell-commute-affects-health-2017-7/#1-commuting-may-raise-your-cortisol-levels-1
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.