The summary report of the four-year REDUST project “Best practices in winter maintenance to reduce respirable street dust” has been published. The report presents the best practices in winter- and spring maintenance in the key segments of REDUST research. Also the effect of winter tyre properties on the street dust accumulation is touched, but the main focus is on street maintenance. In Helsinki Centre a major improvement has happened in the street dust situation during last ten years. Continue reading
Final report of REDUST Action 4: Winter maintenance strategy with feasible additional measures has been publihed. The report focuses on the signifigance of demonstrated maintenance actions, such as dust binding, street cleaning and traction sanding, as part of air quality improvement strategy. Results of REDUST project suggest that improved street maintenance strategy has good potential to reduce street dust emissions and further to reduce negative health impacts of street dust in the urban areas.