Transportation Planners Join Battle for Cleaner Air

by Ann E. Seltz-Petrash, Assoc. Editor; CIVIL ENGINEERING—ASCE, New York, N.Y.,


Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1979, Vol. 49, Issue 11, Pg. 84-88


Document Type: Feature article

Abstract: Under the terms of the '77 Clean Air Act Amendments, transportation planners must find ways to reduce air pollution from mobile sources. Actions must begin in 1980. The article, based on interviews with transportation planners in Los Angeles, Boston, Baltimore and Denver, discusses common actions planned, including vehicle inspection and maintenance programs, car and van pools, priority lanes, flextime and improving mass transit. Case history of New Jersey's inspection and maintenance program included.

Subject Headings: Air pollution | Inspection | Car pools | Urban areas

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