Both PM10 and PM2.5 fugitive dust pollution create or aggravate serious health conditions, especially in vulnerable populations like kids and the elderly.
Recent studies show that areas with higher pollution levels may be more vulnerable to coronavirus. This is especially relevant if you are responsible for maintaining any kind of unpaved road surface, from mining or industrial haul and access roads to township and county roads, to agricultural or energy farm roads.
Effective soil stabilization is critical for many organizations, but it doesn’t need to come at the cost of environmental degradation.
With two national parks and two national monuments opening their unpaved roads to e-bikes, park officials should consider how they can cost-effectively maintain popular infrastructure.
Gravel biking is transforming the cycling community — and making the case for greater investment in unpaved gravel roads in the process.