How Mumbai solves its horn problem

How Mumbai solves its horn problem

Dr. Daniel Fink writes about the elegant way Mumbai is solving its horn problem—the police hook up decibel meters to lights and if drivers honk their horns, the light remains red!

London searching for ways to quiet the Underground

London searching for ways to quiet the Underground

London is looking for ways to quiet the Underground. Dr. Arline Bronzaft asks what too so long? Her 40+ years studying subway noise shows it not only disturbs those exposed to it, it’s also a sign of potential breakdown.

Noise inside rail cars is a problem, too

Noise inside rail cars is a problem, too

Noise inside rail cars is a problem, too. Noise levels on Vancouver’s SkyTrain have been as high as 106 decibels, so when traveling by train, remember your ear plugs!

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.

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