IMPROVING URBAN AIR QUALITY REQUIRES MULTIMODAL MEASURES

This article examines the contribution of nonroad transportation emissions to the overall emissions inventory, and proposes that the control of such emissions is a neglected key to air quality improvement in urban areas. Stricter controls on air pollution from airplanes and airport vehicles, marine vessels and engines, and rail activities--all concentrated in metropolitan areas--are seen as the means to achieve continued improvement of air quality within urban areas.

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  • Authors:
    • Grant, C D
  • Publication Date: 2003-7

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  • English

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  • Features: Figures; Photos; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: p. 22-25
  • Serial:
    • TR News
    • Issue Number: 227
    • Publisher: Transportation Research Board
    • ISSN: 0738-6826
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  • Accession Number: 00962805
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Sep 8 2003 12:00AM