The use of private vehicles for student drop-off can significantly increase local concentrations of air pollution at schools.
This webinar will feature a presentation by Dr Matthew Adams, followed by a Q&A.
Dr Matthew Adams is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga. His research has found elevated levels of air pollution around designated pick-up zones from idling cars and also extending to nearby kindergarten and playground areas.
Attend this webinar to find out more about:
- Impacts of vehicle emissions on children
- Research methodolgy for assessing vehicle emissions and pollution concentration levels
- How kiss’n’ride vehicle drop-off can affect air quality at schools
- Potential mitigation measures, including school site design
This webinar is hosted by Green Communities Canada.