With Pete Buttigieg poised to replace Elaine Chao at the Department of Transportation, David Sykes believes now is the time to advocate for federal action on noise.
NY pols seek stiffer fines for modified mufflers, writes Dr. Arline Bronzaft, who says enacting a law isn’t enough—laws actually have to be enforced to make a difference.
Road traffic noise causes diabetes and hypertension, finds a new Canadian study. Dr. Daniel Fink says the findings are consistent with European studies, which recognize road noise as a health hazard.
London is looking for ways to quiet the Underground. Dr. Arline Bronzaft asks what too so long? Her 40+ years studying subway noise shows it not only disturbs those exposed to it, it’s also a sign of potential breakdown.
Despite the British government paying more attention to noise pollution than here in the U.S., research finds dangerous noise levels on London’s Tube.