The evaluation of air quality impacts of traffic on urban road networks
McGregor, Fraser A., Ferreira, Luis, Morawska, Lidia, Jamriska, Milan, & Thomas, Stephen (2002) The evaluation of air quality impacts of traffic on urban road networks. In Wang, K. C. P., Xiao, G., Nie, L., & Yang, H. (Eds.) International conference on Traffic and Transportation Studies, Guilin, China.
Air quality impacts of urban transportation policies and strategies are often assessed using modelling techniques based on traffic flow simulation and travel demand analysis tools. Such analytical methods have traditionally been aimed at estimating the overall mass of individual pollutants with an emphasis on gaseous emissions. Significantly less attention is usually given to the quantification of particle emissions.
Extensive data relating to fine and ultra-fine airborne particle concentration levels and the corresponding contributing vehicles have been collected at two significantly different Brisbane sites. Analysis of the relationships between the data so far point to a strong correlation between traffic flow and meteorological variables and particle concentrations.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||air quality, evaluation, modelling, traffic simulation, travel demand|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > CIVIL ENGINEERING (090500) > Transport Engineering (090507)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Built Environment and Engineering|
Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2002 American Society of Civil Engineers|
|Copyright Statement:||Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.|
|Deposited On:||19 Jul 2006|
|Last Modified:||09 Jun 2010 22:28|
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