1972-02-01

Air Quality Implications of Future Transportation Systems 720645

The contribution of future transportation system configurations to air pollution is examined. The necessary linkages between transportation and land use systems are recognized, and projections of population growth and distribution made. It is found that although future air quality resulting from transportation will be markedly improved over current pollution levels, the increased vehicle-miles traveled yearly in the United States will require substantial investment in transportation networks and shifts in demand for various transportation modes.

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