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Air quality impacts of intercity freight

Air quality impacts of intercity freight

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Published by The Dept. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trucks -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Railroads -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Urban transportation -- Environmental aspects -- United States,
  • Air quality -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Cambridge Systematics, Inc., with Jack Faucett Associates, Inc. and Sierra Research ; prepared for Federal Highway Administration and Federal Railroad Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, and Office of Policy Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
    ContributionsCambridge Systematics., Jack Faucett Associates., Sierra Research (Firm), United States. Dept. of Transportation.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationv.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17576130M
    OCLC/WorldCa40739800

    Diesel emissions from freight transportation activities are a key threat to public health. This study examined the air quality and public health impacts of projected freight-related emissions in over the continental United : Shuai Pan, Anirban Roy, Yunsoo Choi, ShiQuan Sun, H. Oliver Gao. Environmental Impact Assessment Report: 4. AIR QUALITY IMPACT ASSESSMENT: Introduction. This section presents an assessment of air quality impacts associated with the construction (qualitative) and operation (quantitative) of the recreational and residential development proposed at Whitehead and Lee On area (the Project).

    Air Quality Impacts of IVHS: An Initial Review IVHS/RTI Institutional and Environmental Issues: A Policy Research and Outreach Agenda for United States Household Decision Behavior and Demand for Limited Range Vehicles: Results of PIREG, a Diary Based, Interview Game for Evaluation of . The impacts of climate change include warming temperatures, changes in precipitation, increases in the frequency or intensity of some extreme weather events, and rising sea levels. These impacts threaten our health by affecting the food we eat, the water we drink, the air we breathe, and the weather we experience. Top of Page.

    freight activity and air quality impacts in selected north american free trade agreement trade corridors The current and future air quality effects that result from the development of North American trade and transportation corridors are examined, and strategies to mitigate these impacts are by: 1. And when it comes to internal air quality, we are becoming increasingly aware of the invisible toxins emanated from furniture, paint and cleaning products. “I’ve been working on this topic for 15 years,” says Wallis. “At first nobody knew what we were talking about or why it mattered, but now internal air quality is a number one concern.


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Below is the uncorrected machine-read text. Changes in the climate affect the air we breathe, both indoors and outdoors. Taken together, changes in the climate affect air quality through three pathways—via outdoor air pollution, aeroallergens, and indoor air changing climate has modified weather patterns, which in turn have influenced the levels and location of outdoor air pollutants such as ground-level ozone (O 3.

Advantages - The freight air quality analysis methodology provides a good framework for analyzing freight projects. The framework is geared toward helping to understand the range of potential impacts of a transportation improvement affecting freight movement.

The report also includes some useful data and sample calculations. Freight Movement & Air Quality and many other studies have examined the air quality impacts of freight transportation for a single mode. A smaller number of studies have compared fuel efficiency or emissions across two or more freight modes in an intercity context, but very few studies have examined freight transportation and emissions.

REDUCING THE AIR QUALITY IMPACT OF INTERCITY TRUCKING. This paper develops a projection for growth in U.S. intercity trucking over the period and compares two alternatives for reducing the air quality impact from this trucking volume beyond the policies currently set in place by : F Vanek.

Assessing the Effects of Freight Movement on Air Quality at the National and Regional Level April by railroads at 15 percent of NOx and 12 percent of PM Air freight accounts for only to percent of total freight emissions of NOx and PM, respectively. Table ES U.S. Freight Transportation NOx and PM Emissions by Mode, Freight transportation is a large contributor to air pollution.

Air pollution emitted from transportation contributes to smog, and to poor air quality, which has negative impacts on the health and welfare of. of Air Quality Impacts of Transportation Projects and Policies Impact Type Tempor al Dimens ion Spatial Dimension Air Qual ity Econ.

Dev. La nd Us e Soci al Etc. Along ROW Along Corridor Loc al Regio nal Nation al Glob al Short-term Long-Medium-term termFile Size: KB. Chapter 8 | Cumulative Air Quality Impacts Page | Sacramento Metropolitan Air Quality Management District CEQA Guide DecemberRevised JuneNovemberJuneJuneJuly b.

If yes, proceed to step 5. 5) If PM 10 and PM File Size: KB. All final infrastructure improvements will be evaluated for impact to noise and vibration, air quality, wetlands, water resources, biological resources, cultural resources, and others.

A meeting will be held with agencies, municipal leaders, and state legislators to. Their results show the average air-pollution costs for rural and urban areas to be $ and $, respectively, per truckload per kilometer for intercity freight transportation.

1 The European Commission has sponsored a series of studies related to the estimation of the transport air-pollution external cost [17,29,31,32]. Section Background on Freight-Related Air Quality provides an introduction to the nature of freight-related pollutants and associated air quality impacts, the sources of emissions by freight mode, and the conditions, laws, and regulations that govern air quality and can.

Intercity transport is the forgotten step child of transportation behavioural research; so many important questions, such as how important are the various attributes of transfer quality in a.

THE ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS OF FREIGHT Executive summary This review of the environmental effects of freight is structured by transport mode, addressing shipping, air cargo, trucking, rail, pipelines and intermodal terminals.

It begins with a brief overview of the major environmental media or mechanisms through which transport can affect the File Size: KB. Foreword v Introduction 1 Air pollution as a public health issue 1 The contribution of transport to urban air pollution 2 The link between emissions, contributions and health impacts 4.

Vehicle emission inventory forms a critical element for the air pollution studies. The methodology for capturing intercity freight fleet operations is already available.

Air quality impacts of intercity freight. Volume 2: appendices. Published Date: Language: English [PDF MB] Viewer; Details; Supporting Files; Related Documents economic and air quality relationships, and to provide some helpful tools for identifying and testing improvement strategies.

The focus of the report is on truck. Southern California National Freight Gateway Collaboration. Febru Freight Transportation: Air Quality Impacts and Opportunities.

Peter Greenwald, Sr. Policy Advisor South Coast Air Quality Management District. Cynthia Marvin. Assistant Division Chief, Stationary Source Division. California Air Resources Board. Air quality impacts of intercity freight. Volume 1: guidebook. Published Date: Language: English [PDF MB] Viewer; Details; Supporting Files; Related Documents economic and air quality relationships, and to provide some helpful tools for identifying and testing improvement strategies.

The focus of the report is on truck and. Quickly Track and Trace a Shipment. There is no login or password required.

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In response to concerns about train idling and into the air annually if 10 percent of intercity freight now moving by highway were shifted to rail.

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