Paris aims to curtail vehicle noise

Photo credit: Jeffrey Czum by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition, and Honorary Chair, Quiet American Skies In earlier posts, I informed readers that Paris was pilot testing a camera that could identify drivers and motorcycle riders who were in violation of the existing sound regulations by their license

Paris launches noise radar

Photo credit: Ashley Fontana from Pexels by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition The Guardian reports that Paris has launched the first noise radar in a bid to quiet its streets. Paris is apparently one of the world’s noisiest cities. The device isn’t really a radar, but rather a combination of microphones and cameras

Paris is quiet

Dr. Arline Bronzaft reports on charts produced by Bruitparif, the agency that oversees 150 sound monitor around Paris. The charts show a considerable drop in sound levels after the pandemic took hold.


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