An estimated 667 premature deaths each year could be prevented in Barcelona if the proposed “Superblocks” project were fully implanted, according to estimates from an international research team that included researcher Haneen Khreis from the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI). This result would be achieved mainly as a result of decreased air pollution (NO2), but […]
TTI Creates New Heat Map Showing Relationship between Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Childhood Asthma Across the United States
Asthma cases attributable to traffic-related air pollution dramatically decreased between 2000 and 2010 A team of air quality and health researchers led by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) has created a first-of-its-kind, county-by-county interactive heat map and city-by-city table detailing the distribution of childhood asthma due to traffic-related air pollution across the United States. […]
CARTEEH’s Khreis Awarded the 2018 ISEE Rebecca James Baker Award
Assistant Research Scientist Haneen Khreis with the Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s (TTI’s) Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy, and Health (CARTEEH) has been awarded the prestigious 2018 Rebecca James Baker Award by the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE). Khreis received this award for her work on the influence of traffic-related air pollution […]
CARTEEH’s Khreis Shares Passion for Health Studies with TTI
The newest researcher in the Center for Advancing Research in Transportation Emissions, Energy and Health (CARTEEH) of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) is determined to make environmental health a prominent and permanent fixture of the Institute’s research initiatives going forward. And she’s off to a good start. Assistant Research Scientist Haneen Khreis began her […]
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