Photo credit: Matthis Volquardsen from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition Representative Jerry Nadler has introduced legislation that will impose stricter regulations on helicopter tour flights. The legislation will impose minimum altitude and maximum noise limits on all helicopter flights, easing the discomfort experienced by residents
Birds changed their tune during the Covid lockdown, writes Dr. Arline Bronzaft, who looks at two articles reporting that birds in San Francisco sang more softly and with improved vocal range during lockdown.
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.
David Sykes writes about the latest episode of the Freakonomics podcast, which focuses on noise and features TQC’s Dr. Arline Bronzaft. He says it’s a must listen!
Do protestors have the right to make too much noise? Dr. Arline Bronzaft discusses loud protests and noise ordinances, noting hospitals have enforced quiet zones without impinging free speech.