Final report of REDUST Action 3 (Emission and Cost estimation) published

A4 coverFinal report of REDUST Action 3 (Total PM10 emissions, reduction potential and cost estimations of the measures to support the strategy development) has been published. The report includes estimations of street dust reduction efficiency of different maintenance techniques, estimates of cost of current and improved actions and also research information about the air quality / respirable dust (PM10) trends prevailing in the Helsinki region. Continue reading

Abundant street dust knowledge at REDUST seminar

Sniffer attracted interest in sunny Viikki

Metropolia’s Sniffer research vehicle attracted interest in sunny Viikki

Final seminar of REDUST was held in Viikki on 30th September. The seminar summed up information about the current situation of street dust research and air quality with participation from Finland, Sweden, Norway and Estonia.

Results of REDUST demonstrations and VTI’s research program were presented and the message seemed to be that dust binding with both CaCl2 and CMA is proven to be effective for short term street dust reduction. Continue reading