DETERMINATION OF TRAFFIC NOISE NUISANCE AS A FUNCTION OF TRAFFIC TYPE & DENSITY IN A HEAVILY POPULATED AREA (APRIL 1979)

On the basis of a study including noise level measurements during the day and night and 1125 interviews with residents, it was found that railway noise creates less of a disturbance than street traffic noise. By far the largest majority of respondents experienced the greatest disturbance during the day. The difference in nuisance decreases as noise level rises.

  • Corporate Authors:

    National Aeronautics and Space Administration

    600 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  United States  20546
  • Publication Date: 1979-4

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00321087
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transportation Systems Center
  • Files: TSR
  • Created Date: Oct 30 1982 12:00AM