What should we do about intentional noise? Two recent op-eds talk about those who profess to love noise, noting they also enjoy ruining everybody else’s peace.
More than half of “NYC’s noisiest bars” are in Brooklyn, surprising no one who lives there. Isn’t it time that the “nightlife mayor” does something about it?
A federal judge upholds Jupiter, Florida’s noise ordinance, and justice is served as a developer is told to keep the noise down
Using “thick data” to make a smart city is a first step. Then, armed with data, government has to balance competing interests.
Noise is the new “secondhand smoke” and cities are starting to regulate it by going after the low hanging fruit, like helicopters and leaf blowers.
Dr. Antonella Radicchi is lead editor for a special issue of Cities & Health that will address the topic of city sounds and health. Click here to learn how you can submit an original contributions for the issue.