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A message about air quality from Roger Colton

Imagine. Imagine that parents stood outside all of our schools every day at drop-off and pick-up and smoked more than 700 PACKS of cigarettes which our kids walked through. Imagine that you were one of the neighbors if that happened. In my podcast last week, with Safe Routes to School members Gi Yoon Huang and Erika Roberts, we talked about how that is the same effect as all the cars produce when they idle outside our schools. Idling is not only against the law, its bad for the kids (irrespective of the law). You can tune in to listen to Erika and Gi at: