Councilwoman Margaret Chin’s bill would require the city Department of Environmental Protection to install palm-size detectors to collect data on noise pollution.
The town is looking into moving the park, but first it’s trying to muffle the noise by enclosing the sides of the metal skate ramps, stuffing the jumps with Styrofoam and putting up soundproofing fabric on a fence.
Some Upper East Side residents on Monday complained about plans to increase the number of audible crosswalk signals for the blind, calling the signals “noise pollution.”
The noise and drumming at “Occupy Wall Street” could actually be dangerous. That’s the opinion of a noise expert CBS 2 took to Zuccotti Park on Wednesday. However, Mayor Michael Bloomberg still appears to be tone deaf to the problem.