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    Author(s): Richard Baldauf; Greg McPherson; Linda Wheaton; Max Zhang; Tom Cahill; Chad Bailey; Christina Hemphill Fuller; Eearl Withycombe; Kori Titus
    Date: 2013
    Source: Transportation News: 288(5): 14-18
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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    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.

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    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.

    Keywords

    roadside vegetation, air quality, urban forestry, vegetation barrier design

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