Here come Uber’s flying taxis. If and when they do come, there’s no doubt everyone within hearing distance will know. Time for noise advocates to step up and face this very real threat.
Universal design aims to design spaces and things for everyone to use. So why aren’t public spaces designed to let everyone hear and be heard?
Woman’s Day magazine has published a thoughtful article on how to recapture peace in a noisy world. Unsurprisingly, the expert on noise and health is TQC’s Dr. Richard Neitzel.
Is Boston too noisy? One city councilor says “Yes!” And Dr. Daniel Fink agrees with her concerns about noise and health. Want a quieter city? Dr. Fink says you have to make some noise!
A new New York City bill would require city ambulances, police cars, and firetrucks to adopt a European two-toned model. The new siren would still be loud, but far less disturbing.
The first autism-certified water park opens in Florida, which must be exciting for people with autism and their families. Hope this takes off and more options become available to people who can’t tolerate noise.