This article reports on an analysis of both the real and perceived traffic noise and the effectiveness of noise abatement barriers on both sides of a chosen section of Boundary Road in Vancouver, B.C. Its objectives include: (1) identification of traffic noise problems in the urban planning context; (2) analysis of real and perceived noise levels; (3) examination of noise abatement techniques and assessment of their relative effectiveness; (4) evaluation of the traffic noise on Boundary Road based on accepted standards; and (5) consequent planning implications.

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  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 471-486
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00394732
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-037 830
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 30 1985 12:00AM