Tag: air quality monitors
100 new air quality monitors will track pollution in these Sacramento neighborhoods
The city of Sacramento will deploy 100 air quality monitors to expand community air quality monitoring, particularly in low-income neighborhoods and communities of color disproportionately impacted by air pollution. In partnership with the Sacramento Metro Air District, the $500,000 pilot program approved by City Council on Sept. 21 will prioritize placing sensors in neighborhoods that […]
Keeping the cost down: Can urban air quality monitors and 5G communications providers cooperate?
Finding sites for new infrastructure in a city is difficult and expensive. This is particularly true when there are tight restrictions on where equipment can be located in order to function. This location restriction applies to both local air pollution monitoring and high capacity wireless communications equipment and as increasing demand for data drives the…
“Nobody monitors air quality here”: U of T researcher returns home to study Trinidad and Tobago emissions
A new study by a graduate student in the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering measured significant concentrations of traffic-related air pollution near roadways in the small island nation of Trinidad and Tobago, reaching levels comparable to highways in major urban centres like Toronto and Detroit. The study of local emissions conducted…