Photo credit: Thomas Good licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition Shant Shahrigian’s article on New York City mayoral candidate Scott Stringer's recent press conference to discuss city noise was titled “Quiet! NYC mayoral hopeful Scott Stringer promises to crack down on annoying noise.”
Photo credit: Vicky Deshmukh from Pexels by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition We all know that city dwellers have changed their routines during the pandemic. According to Matthew Rozsa, so have urban pigeons. With more people staying home and fewer cars on the road, cities are less
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.
David Sykes writes that experts envision post-COVID cities without noise and pollution. But can cities stay cleaner and quieter post lockdown?
UK research shows trees help quiet your neighborhood. David Sykes says the interesting thing is that it’s not the leaves that block the sound, it’s the bark!