WIT Press


Air Quality Effectiveness Of Traffic Management Schemes: UK Case Studies

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR960851

Volume

14

Pages

9

Published

1996

Size

1,000 kb

Author(s)

H. Crabbe & D.M. Elsom

Abstract

This paper outlines examples of current and past assessments of the air quality changes that can be achieved through the implementation of specific traffic management measures. Conclusive studies drawn from the UK and other selected countries show measured and modelled impacts of a range of traffic management measures on air quality and emission changes, with a variety of outcomes and effectiveness. Current schemes in the UK are also outlined, in terms of their methodology and aims. 1 Introduction Central to any local air quality management strategy will be the practical measures, especially those concerned with reducing traffic emissions, that can be taken which result in an area meeting air quality standards. There is little guidance on the air quality effectiveness and appropriateness of various

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