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Bill Pugsley
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Consultant on urban traffic, pollution and health
Consultant on urban traffic, pollution and health

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What are the Health Benefits of Congestion Pricing?
Congestion Pricing, Air Pollution, and Urban Health (11 page pdf, Emilia Simeonova, Janet Currie, Peter Nilsson and Reed Walker, American Economics Association Meeting, Chicago , Jan. 2017) Also discussed here: Driving Fee Rolls Back Asthma Attacks in Stock...
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Does Exposure to Traffic-Related Pollution Affect Dementia in Older Women?
Particulate air pollutants, APOE alleles and their contributions to cognitive impairment in older women and to amyloidogenesis in experimental models (8 page pdf, M Cacciottolo, X Wang, I Driscoll, N Woodward, A Saffari, J Reyes, M L Serre, W Vizuete, C Sio...
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Estimating Greenhouse Gas Emissions for 100 Cities in the USA
Per capita anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions by country for the year 2000 including land-use change. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) An integrated approach for estimating greenhouse gas emissions from 100 U.S. metropolitan areas (12 page pdf, Samuel A Marko...
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Air Pollution from Cruise Ships in Port and at Sea
Hoping for a fresh sea breeze aboard a cruise ship? Better hold your nose! (Karin Jäger, DW Environment , Jan. 26, 2017) Also discussed here: NABU Cruise Rankings 2016 : Cruise ships fall short in environmental protection (MARES, Sep. 1, 2016) And here: Thi...
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How is the Brain Damaged by Exposure to Traffic Related Air Pollution?
The Polluted Brain - Evidence Builds that Dirty Air Causes Alzheimer’s, Dementia (AAAS Science, Emily Underwood Jan. 26, 2017)

Also discussed here: Particulate Air Pollutants and White Matter Brain Aging (Abstract, Jiu-Chiuan Chen, Xinhui Wang, Mark A. Esp...
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How Will We Get Around Town in 30 years and What Obstacles Need to be Overcome?
What will the local transport system look like in 2045? The future local transport system ( David Levinson , Transportist, Dec.19, 2016)  Also discussed here: What key factors do you see driving these changes over the next 30 years? ( David Levinson , Trans...
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How Would Vancouver Transition to a Driverless City?
Turning Transportation Challenges and Opportunities Presented to the City of Vancouver by Autonomous Vehicles (93 page pdf, Cail Smith, Greenest City Scholars Report, Aug. 31, 2016) Also discussed here: Vancouver Prepares For a Driverless Future That Includ...
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Impact of Nanoparticulates from Traffic Emissions on Viral Lung Infection
Nanoparticle exposure reactivates latent herpesvirus and restores a signature of acute infection (19 page pdf, Christine Sattler, Franco Moritz, Shanze Chen, Beatrix Steer, David Kutschke, Martin Irmler, Johannes Beckers, Oliver Eickelberg, Philippe Schmitt...
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How Does the Environment Affect Perceived Wait Times at Transit Stops?
Transit Stop Environments and Waiting Time Perception Impacts of Trees, Traffic Exposure, and Polluted Air (Abstract, Marina Lagune-Reutler Related information , Andrew Guthrie Related information , Yingling Fan Related information , and David Levinson , Tr...
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Living Close to Traffic and the Risk of Dementia
Living close to major roads linked to small increase in dementia risk (Abstract, the Lancet, Jan.4, 2017) Also discussed here: Living near major roads is associated with increased dementia risk, study finds (Susan Mayor, The British Medical Journal, Jan. 5,...
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