Earth Day is good time to reflect on benefits of public transit
Traveling along I-90 drivers can see the billboards promoting Metra travel. The signs usually focus on the benefits of saving time and opportunities to rest and relax when a commuter isn't behind the wheel. But, the environmental benefits of train and bus travel are another way that public transit agencies are pushing commuters to make the switch. RTA acting director Leanne Redden breaks down the numbers of how traveling this way can contribute to a healthier environment.
Photo: Flickr/Mark LLanuza