Browsing articles tagged with "transport noise Archives - Noise Action Week"

Design guidance could reduce noise and environmental impact of roads – new report

congested motorway traffic

Reducing road transport noise is one of the environmental improvements called for in a new report published by the Campaign for Better Transport(CfBT). “Roads and the Environment” is, they say, a ‘source book of ideas for making our roads, old and new, fit more sensitively into the landscapes and ecosystems through which they pass’. The report draws on case studies, and uses examples of improvements to existing roads that could make our road network better […]


Evidence on health impacts of transport noise increasing

Professor Stephen Stansfeld of Queen Mary University London has worked on numerous of studies looking at the impacts of transport noise on health. He gives an overview of the current evidence from, and activity in, this field of work. In the past the research topic of environmental noise and health has been something of a Cinderella subject, but recently there have been an increasing number of large studies of community populations examining the effects of […]