NYC council considers helicopter ban

NYC council considers helicopter ban

Kudos to three NYC council members who have proposed banning nonessential helicopter flights over the city. The flights are a security and health risk and it’s time to bring them to an end.

Toronto cracks down on noisy cars and motorcycles

Toronto cracks down on noisy cars and motorcycles

Toronto cracks down on noisy cars and motorcycles with the launch of a new awareness and enforcement campaign. Loud muffler? Booming music? Get out your wallet, because that’ll cost you.

Searching for quiet in New York City

Searching for quiet in New York City

When John Surico went searching for quiet, he reached out to The Quiet Coalition’s Dr. Antonella Radicchi. Armed with her Hush City app, they went on a quixotic quest trying to find quiet in noisy New York City.

London subway noise is excessive

London subway noise is excessive

The London Post reports that noise on 37 Tube routes exceeds 85 dB, but the transport authority insists loud noise is unlikely to cause long-term hearing damage. Dr. Fink says they’re wrong.

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