The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission (MORPC) supports Air quality Awareness Week, April 30 through May 4. Air Quality Awareness Week is designed to raise public awareness about respiratory health, green technologies and fuels, healthy lifestyles, and transportation options. Poor air quality concerns everyone; however some individuals are particularly sensitive to air pollutants, including children and adults who are active outdoors, and those with respiratory diseases, such as asthma.
MORPC is kicking off Air Quality Awareness week with the beginning of an innovative new campaign, Five Days of Freedom. Five Days of Freedom asks central Ohioans to commit to spending five days of any week between now and the end of October using any form of transportation other than driving alone. Participants are able to reduce air pollution, declare their freedom from congestion and high gas prices, and learn more about alternative transportation in their communities. Read more