Study: Cars are biggest source of pollution in city

Summertime air quality can be bad for health and most of the pollution is caused by cars, according to a study conducted by the New York City Department of Health

The city found there is more pollution in high traffic areas. Exposure to pollutants from cars can lead to grave health problems.

The city is asking pedestrians to avoid high traffic areas. It?s also asking drivers to take more public transportation and use fuel-efficient cars.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."