April 25th is International Noise Awareness Day, an event born in the U.S. that has grown into an international occasion.
It’s noisy out there, writes Teddy Wayne, who looks around and wonders how we have become inured to the cacophony created by mobile phones.
Join us and others in measuring noise. There are plenty of options, whether you care about restaurant noise or your (sub)urban soundscape.
The NY Comptroller says noise is a serious issue in New York City, and he concludes that silencing excessive noise will be a major challenge.
NY representatives win funding to combat aircraft noise, and the FAA is directed to examine new methods of measuring aircraft noise.
New Yorker writer Amanda Petrusich is worried about her ears–you should be worried, too, as 25% of Americans have noise-induced hearing loss.