The Influence of Traffic Noise on Appreciation of the Living Quality of a Neighborhood

  title={The Influence of Traffic Noise on Appreciation of the Living Quality of a Neighborhood},
  author={Dick Botteldooren and Luc Dekoninck and Dominique Gillis},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
Traffic influences the quality of life in a neighborhood in many different ways. Today, in many patsy of the world the benefits of accessibility are taken for granted and traffic is perceived as having a negative impact on satisfaction with the neighborhood. Negative health effects are observed in a number of studies and these stimulate the negative feelings in the exposed population. The noise produced by traffic is one of the most important contributors to the appreciation of the quality of… CONTINUE READING
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