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!
How to deal with noisy neighbors during COVID? Avoid confrontation, says Dr. Arline Bronzaft, and remember that patience and understanding is key.
The urban soundscape during COVID is not just about new found quiet. Dr. Daniel Fink reviews an essay by Kate Wagner in which she discusses the tension between wanting urban quiet while supporting civil rights demonstrations.
David Sykes writes that experts envision post-COVID cities without noise and pollution. But can cities stay cleaner and quieter post lockdown?
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes the lockdown is allowing us to hear nature. Given that loud urban noise negatively affects our health, its decrease is a good thing in this otherwise anxious time.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes that noise complaints in New York City continue, but the source of the complaint has changed.