Relocating bus stops would cut riders’ pollution exposure, UCLA study finds

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11/13/2017 11:08 AM EST

bus riders at a bus stop waiting for a bus

Moving bus stops away from intersections would substantially reduce the amount of pollution bus riders are exposed to, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), scientists report. Research has shown that in cities including Los Angeles, bus riders frequently spend 15 to 25 minutes or more each way waiting for a bus, which exposes them to pollution at intersections.

Full story at http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/relocating-bus-stops-would-cut-riders-pollution-exposure-ucla-study-finds

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University of California, Los Angeles

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