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Running head: TRAFFIC CONGESTION AND HEALTH EFFECTS 1 Traffic Congestion and Health Effects Name Institution Date
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TRAFFIC CONGESTION AND HEALTH EFFECTS 2 Motivation In the United States, traffic congestion is still a concern resulting to billions of hours of delay, fuel wastage, and air pollution. Traffic congestion has often be addressed based on the delay costs that add more expenses to the drivers or car owners, hence forgetting other congestion externalities such as its health effects which of great importance. This report uses E- Zpass an electronic toll collection in New Jersey and Pennsylvania as evidence to study pollution exposure through traffic congestion and its health effects to Infants. Research Question Have residential proximity to highways contributed to poor fetal health? Background and Literature Previous studies have been conducted on the subject of air pollution and linking it to fetal health. However, few of the studies have focused specifically on discussing the relationship that
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  • Summer '17
  • paul
  • Electronic toll collection, Toll road, Congestion pricing, Road pricing, Currie & Walker

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