Toxic Traffic: Reducing the Risks
May 3, 2009
Motor vehicles emit pollution that affects the environment and can harm human health triggering asthma and increasing the risks of cardiac and lung disease. What options can local policymakers consider to protect populations from these health risks? Explore the role human health might play in the future of urban and roadway planning, and the impact these actions could have upon traffic patterns, building regulations, and the economy. Join us for this forum to get the facts about the risks of cardiac and respiratory disease from motor vehicle pollution, listen to the perspectives of others, and consider options that local officials might take to reduce health threats to the public.