Tailpipe emissions led to 620 Mass. deaths in 1 year, study finds
New study reveals serious health impacts from out-of-state vehicle pollution and need for regional emissions policy.
Scientists show how electric big rigs and buses will save thousands of lives
In different geographic regions, different types of vehicles (e.g., trucks, buses, SUVs) cause the most deaths from pollution.
Vehicle pollution caused an estimated 2,000 New Yorkers’ deaths in one year
Over half of deaths caused by vehicle pollution in New York are from harmful emissions in other states, our new study shows.
Vehicle emissions linked to thousands of deaths in northeast, Mid-Atlantic
An estimated 7,100 people in the northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions died as a result of exposure to ozone and fine particulate matter from vehicle emissions in 2016.
Harvard Study: Car Pollution in NYC Claims 1,400 Lives, Billions in Costs
Researchers say that the New York City metro area suffers roughly 1,400 premature deaths every year, and loses billions in health costs, because of vehicle pollution.
Car pollution killed hundreds in Mass. and thousands across 12 states, researchers say
Ozone and fine particulate matter from vehicle emissions claimed approximately 7,100 lives in 12 states and Washington, D.C., in 2016, including about 620 in Massachusetts, a new study found.
Vehicle Pollution Leads to Thousands of Early Deaths and Costs Billions in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic, Study Says
Pollution from vehicle emissions caused thousands of deaths and led to billions of dollars in health care costs in a single year in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, even affecting those who don't live near the source, according to a new study.
Pandemic slashes Boston traffic
Our Research Scientist Jonathan Buonocore talks about the possible health benefits of reduced vehicle pollution in Boston.
How Your Car Can Make the Air Cleaner
"My patients have been set up to do poorly through no fault of their own because the pollution in their environment is working against them,” says our Health Equity Fellow Dr. Gaurab Basu.
Episode 229: Deadly Outbreaks Persist At Nursing Homes; How Transportation Emissions Harm Our Health
Kathy Fallon Lambert talks about the number of lives we could save if we cut our transportation emissions