Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Report Says Vehicle Exhaust Causes Brain Damage

Uh... not to cause a panic, but a new report out today says that vehicle exhaust isn't just bad for your respiratory system, but that it can also cause brain cancer and autism! The answer? This Wall Street Journal article suggests reducing traffic congestion.

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SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.