Lonely Planet Writer

New Yorkers: take the High Line for better health

It turns out that walking along NYC’s High Line is more than just a pleasant way to get around Chelsea and the Meatpacking District; it’s actually good for your health.

High Line Park, Manhattan.
High Line Park, Manhattan. Image by Mike Boucher / CC BY 2.0

New research from the University of Hartford and Trinity College Dublin has shown that the path along the High Line has almost 40% less air and noise pollution than the sidewalks below. Read more at: nypost.com