The Field Measurement Facility of the Southern Ontario Centre for Atmospheric Aerosol Research (SOCAAR) at 200 College Street continuously monitors traffic volume and major traffic related air pollutants.
Visit their web page “Evolution of air quality during COVID-19 shutdown in Toronto” to see graphs updated every Monday for:
- traffic volume
- nitrogen oxides
- ultrafine particles (UFP)
- black carbon (BC)
SOCAAR Director Professor Greg Evans is a UTTRI faculty associate.
- Less traffic in downtown Toronto improves air quality: Evans
- Near-Road Air Pollution Pilot Study released
- Hatzopoulou research on air quality featured in “Something in the Air” on The Nature of Things Feb. 17, 2019