Air Quality Health Effects and Highway Proximity

The Health Effects Institute (HEI) shall conduct research and activities under this grant agreement to further the understanding of the fundamental science and relationship between on-road vehicle emissions and the health of people who live at various distances from roads or who spend differing amounts of time in traffic. HEI will conduct the following: (1) Obtain scientific based, objective research; (2) Develop, maintain and expand the existing information base on the health effects of air pollution, especially as it relates to mobile source air toxics project decision documents and transportation delivery; and (3) Provide accurate and up-to-date information concerning air pollution trends, especially as it relates to alternative fuels and new technologies.


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    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $300000.00
    • Contract Numbers:


    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Federal Highway Administration

      Office of Planning, Environment and Realty (HEP)
      1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
      Washington, DC  United States  20590
    • Project Managers:

      Martinez, Victoria

    • Performing Organizations:

      Health Effects Institute

      101 Federal Street, Suite 500
      Boston, MA  United States  02110-1817
    • Principal Investigators:

      Greenbaum, Daniel

    • Start Date: 20090925
    • Expected Completion Date: 0
    • Actual Completion Date: 20140924
    • Source Data: RiP Project 29891

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01465795
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Federal Highway Administration
    • Contract Numbers: DTFH61-09-G-00010
    • Files: RIP, USDOT
    • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 3:05PM