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Horn free

There is no denying the fact that Lagos is noisy, it is a city where so many commercial activities take place, so this is expected. If it is not the shouts of market women, it is the deep husky voice that characterise the area boys, there is the blaring horns from motorists and okada riders, we have people walking and discussing as they go along, Lagos is not a quiet state. 380 more words

Fighting Noise Pollution

It’s ‘No Horn Day‘ in Lagos, can I hear some Toot! Toot! Beep! Beep!

Everyone now knows that the state government of Lagos is not joking contrary to opinion in some quarters that the campaign may be a hoax, or an expensive joke. 665 more words

Working Class

What noise is causing you more headaches?

We want to know what noise you find the most annoying, the most unbearable and the most headache inducing. Is it those loud motorbikes that give you a shock every time you’re trying to walk down the street? 42 more words

The Noise Diet

Going Out the "In" Door

I had an experience the other night that left me feeling trapped and panicky, and almost beside myself. It reminded me of another similar experience I had about four years ago. 774 more words


Curbing the Expectation of Driving at High Speeds

By Dom Nozzi

Many of us who seek to make our world more conducive to happy people rather than happy cars are adamant about the importance of slowing car speeds in communities. 856 more words

Quality Of Life

Noise Pollution and Health in the Urban Environment: A Pilot Project

In October 2013, the Seattle Indian Health Board’s (SIHB’s) Urban Indian Health Institute (UIHI) completed a noise pollution pilot study. The goals of this project were: 1) to evaluate the feasibility of community data collection and analysis via a low cost GPS/GIS workflow, and 2) to offer recommendations on the feasibility and next steps for scalability to the larger Urban Indian Health Organization (UIHO) network. 506 more words


Map Some Noise

Using your smartphone, you can help with noise pollution in your city. NoiseTube is a research project in the form of a mobile app available on the iOS and Android platform which you can download and use to measure the amount of noise in your locale, tag it and upload it to the online server to create a collaborative noise map which others can view. 72 more words

The Noise Diet