Bursa has completed the Noise Action Plan which will affect 1 million 854 thousand people's comfort. Detailed noise maps of daytime, evening, and nighttime created with 24 different categories and presented to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization which is waiting for an approval.
The action plan will prevent a big problem
Alinur Aktaş, The Mayor of the Bursa Metropolitan stated that plan would prevent noise problems before it is too late. Municipality's aim is to raise the life quality by removing environmental noise that is how and why noise action plan is prepared. Municipality created strategic noise maps of Bursa, so that plan could work efficiently.
The Approval of the Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation is awaited
Across the country, on behalf of management and the assessment of environmental noise regulations, in cities, İstanbul, Ankara, Bursa, İzmir and Kocaeli the strategic sounds maps created. Adana, Manisa, Gaziantep, Erzurum, Eskişehir, Erzurum, Trabzon, Sakarya, Kahramanmaraş, Balıkesir, Adıyaman, Elazığ, and Mersin are the first cities to evaluate the project, in which settlement noise maps prepared.
Almost 2 million people affected by noise
The result of a study shows that within the scope of 245 square kilometers area in 672 thousand 583 houses and with other buildings, 1 million 854 thousand people are affected by the city noise.
President Aktaş: The goal is a noiseless city
President Aktaş pointed that the only goal for this plan is to create noiseless Bursa, more liveable city, the primary task is to raise individual awareness about the environment which opens the way to a higher standard of living.