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13/07/21 RTL Nieuws: Google cars measure a lot of air pollution in parts of Amsterdam

13 July 2021

The air pollution in busy streets of Amsterdam is three times as high than in streets with little traffic. This is shown by measurements taken by Google cars that were equipped with special air quality sensors. 

In particular the concentration of ultrafine particles, soot and nitrogen dioxide is in busy streets much higher, due to motorized traffic. The highest concentrations of pollutants can be seen near the city's main access roads. The Dutch news outlet 'RTL Nieuws' spoke to proffessor Roel Vermeulen about project Air View; the project that aims to map out the city air quality in detail. 

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