The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering expanding popular bike and walk festivals by investing $4 million to fund 17 additional open street events into 2018. According to research conducted at UCLA, particulate matter in the air is reduced by nearly 50 percent along affected routes and up to 12 percent on neighboring streets.
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Additional coverage on ‘open street’ days:
Studies reveal CicLAvia’s Air Quality, Public Health and Social Impacts UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, 19 Oct 2015