Cities Aren't Loud: Cars Are Loud

Published on 13/05/2022 at 5:40 pm.

Urban noise is a common problem, and the vast majority of it is created by motor vehicles. Noise is far too often dismissed as a minor nuisance, rather than the legitimate health issue that it is.

The book "Curbing Traffic" has a chapter about the health impacts of noise pollution. I explore the research in the book, and visit Delft, the city that is highlighted in the book as being a shining example of what can happen when noise pollution is taken seriously. This video explores the problem that farting cars, farting motorcycles, and farting mopeds create in our cities -

Video is from Not Just Bikes video collection on their YouTube channel

The video content used on is for education purposes only and the promotion of better public transport and sustainable environmentally friendly urban design in Aotearoa New Zealand.

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