Is this the noisiest neighbourhood in Toronto?
Recent immigrant Thomas Kyrgios waits for a bus on Kingston road. He says he finds the whole city much louder than his village back in Greece. (RICHARD LAUTENS / TORONTO STAR FILE PHOTO)
Children playing. Cars revving. Dogs barking. At what point do everyday neighbourhood noises become an issue? Often, as records of the city’s noise complaints show, it’s when construction starts up on your street.
In an occasional series, the Star delves into 311 data to see what our concerns say about thecity. In the second instalment, we look at one of the biggest reasons why people pick up the phone to dial 311: the noise that’s keeping us up at night.