Stop the climate catastrophe! – ‘Public transit is key to tackling global warming’

By: - Climate DepotMay 24, 2018 10:57 AM

Op Ed: Public transit is key to tackling global warming

New York has a major opportunity to lead the nation in reducing emissions and to strike a blow against inequality by making significant and bold investments in public transit across the state. Transportation is now the top climate culprit in New York state, responsible for more greenhouse-gas emissions than power plants. While our state is ramping up investments in renewable energy, moving people cleanly and efficiently is absolutely critical too. We must address this need by expanding public transit in ways that will also create family-sustaining employment options, improved public health, safety and mobility. The climate crisis and the transportation…

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