Traffic-related air pollution and health co-benefits of alternative transport in Adelaide, South Australia.

@article{Xia2015TrafficrelatedAP,
  title={Traffic-related air pollution and health co-benefits of alternative transport in Adelaide, South Australia.},
  author={Ting Xia and Monika Nitschke and Ying Zhang and Pushan R. Shah and Shona Crabb and Alana L. Hansen},
  journal={Environment international},
  year={2015},
  volume={74},
  pages={281-90}
}
BACKGROUND Motor vehicle emissions contribute nearly a quarter of the world's energy-related greenhouse gases and cause non-negligible air pollution, primarily in urban areas. Changing people's travel behaviour towards alternative transport is an efficient approach to mitigate harmful environmental impacts caused by a large number of vehicles. Such a strategy also provides an opportunity to gain health co-benefits of improved air quality and enhanced physical activities. This study aimed at… CONTINUE READING
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