Photo credit: Shai Barzilay licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition My parents raised me to be respectful of authority, but I was also taught that I had a responsibility to speak up when I saw something wrong. When I was asked to submit written testimony to the Maryland
Photo credit: Matheus Cenali from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition The GAO has found that metrics employed by the FAA to assess noise impacts on residents subjected to overhead flights “does not provide a clear picture of the flight activity or associated noise levels at
Photo credit: Cameron Casey from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition On December 31, 2020, Congresswoman Eleanor Norton Holmes (D-DC), co-chair of the Quiet Skies Caucus, and Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA) wrote to then President-Elect Biden, copying then Secretary of Transportation nominee Pete Buttigieg, stressing the
Photo credit: William Lopez from Pexels by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coalition If you can’t stand noisy aircraft and are completely fed up with Federal Aviation Administration's NextGen air transportation modernization, the agency has announced a public comment period "on the scope and applicability of research initiatives to address aircraft noise" in
FAA ok’s Google to start drone deliveries. Think airplane noise is terrible? Wait until Google & Amazon make your neighborhood a hellscape with fleets of drones.
NY representatives win funding to combat aircraft noise, and the FAA is directed to examine new methods of measuring aircraft noise.
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Tired of jets flying over your neighborhood? Here’s what the FAA is (not) doing to help you. But technology may (eventually) save the day.