Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is the CAFEH study?

CAFEH is actually composed of four separate studies: the original Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health Study, the Clean Air Project, Project 4 of the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study, and the more recent Improving the Health of Near Highway Communities project.

Why are these studies being done?

We are trying to learn more about how air pollution from traffic and highways affects people’s health, as well as investigate ways to mitigate exposure at both the individual and policy and practice levels.

Who is running these studies?

The study is a collaborative effort between the Tufts University and a large number of Partners.

Who is paying for the study?

Click here for our complete list of funders.

Are there federal regulations to protect people from traffic-related air pollution?

 

What are Ultrafine Particles?

 

Is living close to highways or major roadways hazardous to health?