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Assessing transportation-related air quality impacts

Assessing transportation-related air quality impacts

Proceedings of the Conference on the State of the Art of Assessing Transportation-Related Air Quality ... Board, National Research Council ; 167)

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Published by Transportation Research Board, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences .
Written in English


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Number of Pages202
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ISBN 100309024781
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Transportation-related air pollution degrades air quality and presents a quantifiable societal cost. Traffic mix and average travel speed are important parameters for this purpose. It has been shown that on typical roads diesel trucks produce 10 times more NOx than cars, and cars emit 2–3 times more CO than diesel trucks [ 16 ].Cited by: 5. Publications > ACRP Project Reports All. #N#Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Reports. Reports are the main product of the research project and are often written as guidebooks or manuals. Supplemental project material—such as appendixes, which describe technical details, information-gathering activities, or survey instruments.

The Greater Bridgeport Planning Region FY and Unified Planning Work Program (UPWP) describes all urban transportation and transportation-related planning activities anticipated in the state discussion of the major transportation issues, goals and objectives in the Region. The UPWP consists of seven major tasks that. Measures Should Capture Wider Impacts—Some stakeholders suggested that performance metrics should capture the effects of transportation investments on economic growth, efficient land use, environment, and community quality of life, and should support development of wider choices for solving congestion.


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Get this from a library. Assessing transportation-related air quality impacts: proceedings of the Conference on the State of the Art of Assessing Transportation-Related Air Quality Impacts held October, in Washington, D.C.

[National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board.; United States. Federal Highway Administration.;]. Although the transportation community has had more than 15 years of experience addressing air quality issues within the transportation planning process, GHG emissions in several ways are different from the criteria air pollutants currently regulated under the Clean Air Act: ï The environmental impact of most GHG emissions is the same.

The Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of strengthened the link between transportation and the environment, toughening requirements for transportation projects to conform with air quality standards. In the following year, passage of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act.

a Highway Air Pollution Model," EPA /O08, 2. Ward and A. Ranzieri, "Caline 2: An Improved Microscale Model for the Diffusion of Air Pollutants from a Line Source," in Assessing Transportation—Related Air Quality Impacts, Special ReportTransportation Research Board, National Research.

Introduction. Policies to improve regional air quality (AQ) and reduce associated health risks represents a cornerstone of U.S. environmental quality efforts (Bachmann, ).Energy sectors, including the transportation sector, are responsible for the bulk of pollutant emissions driving current U.S.

AQ concerns, including ground level concentrations of ozone and particulate Cited by: 3. This paper describes the design and application of an integrated model for the prediction of exposure to traffic related air pollution in an urban area as a result of transport policy scenarios.

Project-level air quality assessment actions: interrelating conformity with national environmental policy act process / James A.

Frazier, John L. Henneman --Evaluating travel and air quality cost-effectiveness of transportation demand management projects / Eric N.

Schreffler, Theresa Costa, Carl B. Moyer --Role of off-model tools in network. Freight transport has a large negative impact on the environment due to excessive energy usage, emissions such as CO 2, as well as social impacts in terms of traffic accidents and noise.

Introduction. Housing is commonly built near freeways and other high-traffic roadways in American cities. California leads the nation, with 40% of its population living within one-third of a mile of a high-traffic road, compared with 19% nationally (Rowangould, ).People of color and people with lower incomes are more likely to live in neighborhoods with higher pollution levels Cited by: 2.

Dear Colleagues, I am organizing a Special Issue on “Transportation-Related Air Pollution and Human Health” for the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public journal is peer-reviewed and publishes articles and communications in the interdisciplinary area of environmental health sciences and public health.

This book is designed for two main audiences: policy-makers and experts in transport-related air pollution and public health. Accordingly, it offers both summary information for the former and full discussion, primarily for the latter.

A separate summary for policy-makers is also available. For both groups, this book identifi es the. GAO Reports on Ways to Reduce Federal Fiscal Impacts from Climate Change The Government Accountability Office has issued a report documenting potential economic effects of climate change and ways the U.S.

government could reduce its fiscal exposure to such effects. primarily by its potential transportation-related energy and air quality impacts, Initiative for the Denver compressed workweek experiment originated with the Denver federal execu­ tive board (DFEB), an organization of regional administrators of all federal agencies in the Denver region.

For the Fact Book that explored current conditions and trends, we contributed health data on topics such as obesity and active transportation, air quality and asthma prevalence, socioeconomic status and healthy food access, and distribution of disabled and.

Transportation-related impacts: Safety: The ability of the transportation system to allow users to move freely without damage and harm. Vehicle ownership and operation costs: Direct user expenses for the ownership and use of private vehicles. Transit fares: Costs and revenues of public transport fares to the users and system providersCited by: 1.

A major purpose of this book is to alert policy analysts, decision-makers and politicians to current knowledge about the health effects of transport and the means to reduce them.

Bell J, Cohen L, Malekafzali S. The transportation prescription: bold new ideas for healthy equitable transportation reform in America.

PolicyLink. In a survey conducted by EPA in staff and managers in state air agencies and regional transportation planning agencies said that being able to quantify and account for the air quality impacts of beneficial land use activities would: 4 Encourage funding for research into the impacts of such activities, 4 Educate state and local government.

Assessing transportation-related air quality impacts: proceedings of the Conference on the State of the Art of Assessing Transportation-Related Air Quality Impacts held October, in Washington, D.C.

/ conducted by the Transportation Research Board, and sponsored by the Office of Environmental Affairs and the Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of. Indicators of the Environmental Impacts of Transportation including emissions to the air, discharges to water, releases to land, and contained disposal or injection underground.

Chemicals are transferred off-site when they are shipped to other locations, as the following diagram shows. Health Impact Assessment (HIA) has emerged as a beneficial tool for assessing direct and indirect public health impacts of infrastructure improvement such as public transportation. However, all of the published HIAs on public transportation have been conducted in urban areas and, for the most part, have focused around proposals of expanding or Cited by: 2.

More specifically, the quantitative assessments conducted for project-specific CO, or analyses for MSAT impacts and the regional conformity analysis conducted for ozone can all be considered indirect effects analyses because they look at air quality impacts attributable to the project that occur in the future.Recent developments concerning air quality and climate impacts are presented in the recent issue of the Air Quality and Climate Change Highlights newsletter from the Federal Highway Administration.

Topics covered include CMAQ computation guidance, alternative fuel corridor nominations, and renewable energy in rights-of-way.WATER QUALITY MANUAL 1. POLICY. The Bureau of Design and Environment shall publish and maintain a Water Quality Manual that shall be used as a basis for assessing the water quality impacts of projects on the State Highway System as required for Environmental Impact Statements and other environmental documents and studies.

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