The ring is the most dangerous road in the city.

Not today.

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"Rue de la Loi" has the most polluted air in Brussels.

Not today.

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Bikers of all ages and styles have taken the streets.

🚴‍♀️🚴‍♂️

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Public space is public again.

(Not privatized mostly for car owners)

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For a brief moment, the air in Brussels was almost free from NO2 pollution (Nitrogen Dioxide).

twitter.com/elkevdbrandt/statu

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More than 500 000 people died in Europe in 2015 due to air pollution.

500.000 deaths.

Let that sink in.

ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/

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I double checked with @chercheursdair_@twitter.com

The scientific consensus links air pollution (mostly burning of fuel) to 400.000 deaths/year in Europe.

dw.com/en/europe-air-pollution

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@Joanie and the city was so quiet! I live in Evere and the first thing I noticed this morning was that 20db of background noise were missing

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