“As Mayor, I will work with the City Council and residents to thoroughly understand the level of noise in our city and develop a plan to address it, which includes increased enforcement of existing policies and ordinances.”
— Mayoral candidate Brett Smiley, in response to the Noise Project’s survey of all three candidates in Providence’s 2022 mayoral election. If now-Mayor Smiley’s administration has a formal plan to address noise, it has not been publicly released or even mentioned.