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Integrating vegetation and green infrastructure into sustainable transportation planning

Author(s):

Richard Baldauf
Linda Wheaton
Max Zhang
Tom Cahill
Chad Bailey
Christina Hemphill Fuller
Eearl Withycombe
Kori Titus

Year:

2013

Publication type:

Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Primary Station(s):

Pacific Southwest Research Station

Source:

Transportation News: 288(5): 14-18

Description

An international consensus has emerged that people living, working, and going to school near roads with high volumes of traffic face increased risks for adverse health effects (1), most likely from acute and chronic exposures to elevated levels of air pollution, including particulate matter (PM), gaseous criteria pollutants, and air toxics.

Citation

Baldauf, Richard; McPherson, Greg; Wheaton, Linda; Zhang, Max; Cahill, Tom; Bailey, Chad; Hemphill Fuller, Christina; Withycombe, Eearl; Titus, Kori. 2013. Integrating vegetation and green infrastructure into sustainable transportation planning. Transportation News: 288(5): 14-18.

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