Traffic noise disproportionately affects low-income families

Photo credit: Doug Kerr licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition With traffic noise recognized as “one of the worst environmental stressors for humans by the World Health Organization, second only to air pollution,” John Hartig, GreatLakesNow, writes that researchers at the University of

Loud motorcycles ignored by NYC cops

Photo credit: Nicolas Mirguet licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition Since last spring, I have been working with two community groups in Inwood/Washington Heights who are complaining about the increasing noise in their communities. One of their major complaints has centered around

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