An Evaluation of the Effects of Drive-Through Configurations on Air Quality at Fast Food Restaurants

@article{Hill2016AnEO,
  title={An Evaluation of the Effects of Drive-Through Configurations on Air Quality at Fast Food Restaurants},
  author={Keziah Hill and F. Qiao and M. Azimi and Lei Yu},
  journal={Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering},
  year={2016},
  volume={6},
  pages={1-7}
}
  • Keziah Hill, F. Qiao, +1 author Lei Yu
  • Published 2016
  • Environmental Science
  • Journal of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Drive-thru users at fast food restaurants stay in their vehicle and have the engine running instead of walking into the restaurant to place an order for food or beverage. Although the drive-thrus are convenient, and they save time for costumers, they may have negative impacts on the air quality. Idling vehicles waiting in lines at drive-thru facilities waste gas, harm air quality, and increase greenhouse gas emissions. This study examined the emission rates at three fast food restaurants in… CONTINUE READING
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