Wakefield Emissions Modelling

Client: Wakefield Council

As part of the DEFRA Air Quality Grant Programme 2013/14, Fore develop a world-leading vehicle emissions model to help improve air quality in Wakefield

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  • Using Aimsun Microsimulation and information on exhaust emissions of the local vehicle fleet, Fore modelled the impact on daily air quality in four Air Quality Management Areas.
  • Working with the Institute for Transport Studies at the University of Leeds, Fore developed a world leading vehicle emissions model.


  • Tested effectiveness of proposed measures to be included in Air Quality Action Plan.
  • Model information led to improved air quality in Wakefield.
  • Techniques can be applied across the UK and beyond responding to climate change challenges and improving health and wellbeing.




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