Metro: New study finds higher air pollution at school drop-off zones

Nancy Smith Lea, director of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation, said the study is “more evidence that we need to be changing the way we design these drop-offs.”

Smith Lea contributed to a guide last year to help parents navigate the city’s system to get improvements made to streets near their schools. It’s been downloaded more than 500 times and is now also available in French.

“Danger posed by cars was the biggest barrier,” she said. “No one wants to put their kids at risk.”

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Posted On: August 10, 2017