Counting trucks

Counting trucks in Newark – with results!
Volunteers in Newark, New Jersey’s low-income neighborhoods conduct a truck count every two years. This city has asthma rates three times the state average: the residential areas near the East Coast's busiest port are overrun by trucks. Community efforts resulted in agreements to reduce truck and port emissions and to fund citizen science (monitoring and training).
(July 30, 2015) Read more

EPA funds community-based monitoring and citizen training in Newark  March 14, 2015 

EPA & Port Authority agree to fund efforts to reduce truck emissions  July 28, 2015

 

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