Assessment of Traffic Noise Levels in the City of Pila
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Department of Transport, Stanisław State Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Piła, Polska
Depratrment of Transport, Stanisław State Staszic University of Applied Sciences in Piła, Polska
Faculty of Technology, The Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice, Czech Republic
Lenka Ližbetinová   

Faculty of Technology, The Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice, Okružní 517/10, 37001, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
Submission date: 2023-05-22
Final revision date: 2023-06-20
Acceptance date: 2023-06-25
Publication date: 2023-06-30
The Archives of Automotive Engineering – Archiwum Motoryzacji 2023;100(2):75–83
The last few decades have been characterized by the rapid development of technology and various industries around the world, as well as increasing levels of urbanization. The development of technology has resulted in the emergence of many inventions, vehicles and equipment. This has resulted in many unforeseen consequences generating threats to the environment in which humans’ function. One of these hazards is the noise emitted by vehicles. For this reason, environmental protection was created in response to threats to human existence [1]. For this reason, the main objective of this work is to determine the level of noise resulting from traffic transportation in the city of Sawtooth. In order to achieve the given objective in the city, sound values will be adopted and an acoustic map will be developed based on them. A large amount of noise in the city of Pila is caused by road transportation, but from the results of the study it can be said that it is minimally exceeded only on two streets by less than 5 decibels and on 3 other streets where it is equal to the permissible noise value. The main places where the most noise is generated are two-lane roads and traffic lights and traffic circles. A lot of noise is generated when there are a large number of vehicles slowing down and starting in these places. A very big plus in the fight against noise in Pila is public transportation.
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