America's local communities are thriving despite partisan gridlock, something Deborah and James Fallows have documented in their new book, “Our Towns.”
Why are people so affected by leaf blower noise? Drs. Bank and Walker explain that low frequency noise may account for the intolerability.
Noise isn't just a city problem. Read about the scourge of the suburbs--leaf blowers--and what some communities are doing to rein them in.