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Friday, March 12, 2010

Study Recommends More Street Trees

A U.S. Forest Sevice study says Kootenai County could benefit from hundreds of thousands more trees- including street trees.

Why do I mention this on a transportation blog? Because the study says that trees can prolong the life of our roads and help reduce carbon monoxide pollution, a major cause of which is motor vehicles.

The study also cited many other advantages of increasing the urban forest.
Here they are.

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