Vehicular Pollution Effects in Urban Development

by John A Maga,

Serial Information: Journal of the Urban Planning and Development Division, 1967, Vol. 93, Issue 4, Pg. 231-242

Document Type: Journal Paper


Large quantities of air contaminants are emitted from motor vehicles. Air pollution problems resulting from motor vehicles are described and the factors which bring about the problems are discussed. Also discussed is the relationship of traffic to concentrations of pollutants in urban areas. There are opportunities for minimizing motor vehicle created air pollution and the exposure of the public to high concentrations of contaminants through highway design and urban planning.

Subject Headings: Air pollution | Aircraft and spacecraft | Pollutants | Vehicles | Pollution | Urban development | Highway and road design | Traffic management

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