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Evaluation of the public health impacts of traffic congestion: a health risk assessment

Jonathan I Levy12*, Jonathan J Buonocore2 and Katherine von Stackelberg3

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1 Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

2 Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

3 Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, Boston, MA, USA

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Environmental Health 2010, 9:65  doi:10.1186/1476-069X-9-65

Published: 27 October 2010

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Supplemental information. The supplemental information file includes a list of the 83 urban areas included in the model (Table S1), methods for estimating the percent of travel time in congestion (Table S2), estimates of vehicle speeds as a function of traffic volume and lane capacity (Table S3), and estimates of vehicle-miles traveled by urban area and year (Table S4).

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