The following Web sites provide information about transportation noise:
- Federal Interagency Committee on Aviation Noise [external link]
- Noise Pollution Clearinghouse [external link]
- World Health Organization's Community Guidelines on Noise [external link]
CDC is not a regulatory agency. Noise ordinances vary by community, so you may want to check with your city officials regarding noise pollution legislation.
The WISE EARS! Health Education Coalition, of which CDC is a member, is conducting a national campaign to prevent noise-induced hearing loss and has materials for children. For information offered by the coalition, go to WISE EARS! Health Education Coalition. [external link]
Where can I get more information about the health effects, monitoring, and regulation of noise vibration?
CDC is not a regulatory agency; however, CDC's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health provides information about noise and vibration in the workplace at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/noise/.
For information about noise vibration issues and regulations specific to your locale, contact your county or state health department or environmental protection agency.