by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition Those who follow my blog posts may recall that I’ve spent much of the pandemic lockdown doing various home repair projects at our house and at my older in-laws’ house. Projects have included restoring a large trellis shade structure, replacing door frames, snaking out clogged outdoor area
Photo credit: William Warby licensed under CC BY 2.0 by David M. Sykes, Vice Chair, The Quiet Coaliltion So far, nobody outside Australia--where they’ve been tested and found to be very annoying--seems much concerned about noise from drone deliveries. But this video shows you drones that can be up to 8 feet wide, have 8
Photo credit: Olaf Arndt licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This article in the current issue of Acoustics Today discusses electric vehicle noises, which are mandatory in the U.S. to alert blind and visually impaired pedestrians of approaching electric vehicles. Apparently an early study showed increased pedestrian accidents
Photo credit: Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition So many people, have become more aware of the intrusive sounds around them. Since we have been staying home more during the pandemic, and with many working from home, we have become more cognizant of
SC Freiburg are banned from hosting Bundesliga games at their new soccer stadium due to noise ordinance violations. Dr. Daniel Fink wishes similar noise laws existed here in the U.S.
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!