“There are more than usual commuters today. There was no place to stand even in the women’s compartment during the morning rush hours,” Sapna Jaggi, who works at the All India Radio, and travels between Subhash Nagar and Patel Chowk, told Quartz. She switches from the blue to the yellow line and vice versa on her working days. “But then, I understand something has to be done about the pollution.”

📬 Sign up for the Daily Brief

Our free, fast, and fun briefing on the global economy, delivered every weekday morning.