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.

Acoustic vehicle alerts are a problem

Acoustic vehicle alerts are a problem

The Quiet Coalition’s Jeanine Botta presented a paper on horn-based alerts and their impact on sleep at the ASA’s 177th meeting in May. Click to learn more about how these alerts disrupt sleep and concentration.

600,000 Finns affected by traffic noise

600,000 Finns affected by traffic noise

A recent report finds that 600,000 Finns, 10% of the population, are affected by traffic noise. The cold temps require well-insulated houses, so Finns can enjoy some quiet part of the year.

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