Sounds in the City

Sound is a critical component of urban health, yet traffic noise permeates our cities, and disproportionately affects certain communities.

From removing spaces from cars and embracing active mobility, implementing greening strategies or creating healthy soundscapes with equity in mind, we can create healthier, more pleasurable places to live. We spoke with researchers from Montreal, Philadelphia & Chicago who are taking different approaches to raise awareness and shape how our cities sound.