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Astrid - accessibility, social justice and transport emission impacts of transit-oriented development strategies

Grant number: 15/50128-9
Support type:Research Projects - Thematic Grants
Duration: September 01, 2015 - August 31, 2020
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Geosciences
Cooperation agreement: ESRC, UKRI ; Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO)
Principal Investigator:Adalgiza Fornaro
Grantee:Adalgiza Fornaro
Principal investigator abroad: Ing Karst Geurs
Institution abroad: University of Twente (UT), Netherlands
Principal investigator abroad: Akex Hagen-Zanker
Institution abroad: University of Surrey, England
Home Institution: Instituto de Astronomia, Geofísica e Ciências Atmosféricas (IAG). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Co-Principal Investigators:Adalgiza Fornaro ; Maria de Fátima Andrade
Associated grant(s):18/22285-0 - Fine particulate matter air pollution in the urban environment of São Paulo: relative contribution of regional wildfire and local transportation sources, AP.R
18/00398-8 - Air pollution exposure assessment and mitigation for São Paulo commuters, AV.EXT
17/19859-2 - GU Fall Meeting 2017, AR.EXT
17/01082-1 - Urban and regional modeling of air quality in a changing climate in Brazil, AV.EXT
16/50470-1 - Particles and black carbon exposure to London and São Paulo bike-lane users (PEDALS), AP.R
Associated scholarship(s):16/10594-3 - Caracterization of the primary biological aerosol in the atmosphere of metropolinan area of São Paulo, BP.DR
16/08826-3 - Social justice, accessibility and exposure to traffic-related pollution in the city of São Paulo, BP.PD
16/14501-0 - Vehicular emission impacts on the population at the city of São Paulo, BP.DD


The growth and prosperity of cities and urban areas is propelled by advantages of agglomeration. These advantages however are not equally experienced by all members of the population, moreover the distribution is often not socially justified, as the group (AU)

Articles published in Agência FAPESP Newsletter about the research grant
Exposure to pollution is uneven in the city of São Paulo  

Scientific publications (4)
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
SLOVIC, ANNE DOROTHEE; TOMASIELLO, DIEGO BOGADO; GIANNOTTI, MARIANA; ANDRADE, MARIA DE FATIMA; NARDOCCI, ADELAIDE C. The long road to achieving equity: Job accessibility restrictions and overlapping inequalities in the city of Sao Paulo. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORT GEOGRAPHY, v. 78, p. 181-193, JUN 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
BRAND, VERONIKA SASSEN; KUMAR, PRASHANT; DAMASCENA, ALINE SANTOS; PRITCHARD, JOHN P.; GEURS, KARST T.; ANDRADE, MARIA DE FATIMA. Impact of route choice and period of the day on cyclists' exposure to black carbon in London, Rotterdam and Sao Paulo. JOURNAL OF TRANSPORT GEOGRAPHY, v. 76, p. 153-165, APR 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
NOGUEIRA, THIAGO; DOMINUTTI, PAMELA A.; VIEIRA-FILHO, MARCELO; FORNARO, ADALGIZA; ANDRADE, MARIA DE FATIMA. Evaluating Atmospheric Pollutants from Urban Buses under Real-World Conditions: Implications of the Main Public Transport Mode in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ATMOSPHERE, v. 10, n. 3 MAR 1 2019. Web of Science Citations: 0.
RIVAS, IOAR; KUMAR, PRASHANT; HAGEN-ZANKER, ALEX; ANDRADE, MARIA DE FATIMA; SLOVIC, ANNE DOROTHEE; PRITCHARD, JOHN P.; GEURS, KARST T. Determinants of black carbon, particle mass and number concentrations in London transport microenvironments. Atmospheric Environment, v. 161, p. 247-262, JUL 2017. Web of Science Citations: 15.

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