Traffic noise is a serious concern for Europeans, and the EU must act quickly to tackle the issue. That is the call from citizens from several European countries in a video clip published today (1) for International Noise Awareness Day.
This report summarises the latest evidence of the effect of traffic noise on the health and wellbeing of Europeans, and gives policy recommendations on how to reduce noise.
A half-day event co-organised by Transport & Environment, the European Environmental Bureau (EEB) & Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL)
Response to the public consultation of the European Commission on a new Action Plan on Urban Mobility
Health effects, social costs and technical and policy options to reduce road and rail traffic noise. Report commissioned by T&E from CE Delft.
In this brochure, T&E sets out the problem of traffic noise and what can be gained by seriously tackling it, and recommends the best course of action for the EU to adopt in drafting a new set of tighter noise standards.
Close to half of all Europeans are regularly exposed to traffic noise levels that are potentially dangerous to health, a new study has found.