(Picture: Mapbox) The constant, loud sound of traffic is linked to anxiety and poor heart health
By HARRISON JONES for METRO NEWS
Noise pollution map shows worst affected areas in London with insights from Quiet Mark CoFounder & Chief Executive of Noise Abatement Society, Gloria Elliott OBE.
‘Noise from road traffic is the largest single cause of noise pollution in London and a blight on those who live, work and visit our capital city.
‘The government has found the estimated social cost of road traffic noise to be between £7bn and £10bn per year.
‘Given the staggering health and wellbeing impacts it’s paramount that solutions to noise are developed together with all environmental issues.’
Residents can zoom in on their own street on the London Noisy City Map, created by climate charity Possible and Jetpack AI, using data from the environment department (DEFRA).
A similar map for the whole of England can be found here.
Read the full article on the Metro News website here.