Once completed, Jokeri Light Rail will primarily follow the same route as the current trunk bus route 550. During peak hours, many of the construction sites have as many as over 60 buses per hour driving past them.… Lue
Will the construction pose a danger or harm the environment?
The construction sites will be designed to be safe and easy to traverse. The disturbances (such as the noise and dust) caused by the construction site will be minimised.… Lue
Will the construction cause noise and vibration?
Unfortunately, construction work always causes some noise and vibration disturbances to the immediate environment.
We will carry out the construction according to the permits granted by the environmental authority, and we will also measure the noise levels, when necessary.… Lue
How much new and complementary construction will Jokeri Light Rail involve? What are the most important areas?
New residential and workplace construction is being planned along the light rail line in, for example, Itäkeskus, Myllypuro, Viikki, Oulunkylä, Maunula, Haaga, Pitäjänmäki, Perkkaa, Otaniemi and Keilaniemi.… Lue
Will Jokeri Light Rail increase pollution?
On the contrary. Jokeri Light Rail will reduce emissions significantly. The carbon dioxide emissions are estimated to decrease by 85%, nitrogen oxide emissions (NOx) are estimated to decrease by 95% and particle emissions (PM) are estimated to decrease by 70% compared to the ‘Jokeri Bus’ (line 550).… Lue
Will Jokeri Light Rail cause noise when operating?
The current level noise is mainly caused by car traffic, and the light rail will not increase the noise levels.
The noise from the light rail line will be 10 dB lower than the noise from other street traffic.… Lue
Will Jokeri Light Rail cause vibration when operating?
Locations vulnerable to vibration have been surveyed, and suitable vibration-damping procedures have been planned. Supporting the rails with pile plates is considered to be the most effective way to prevent vibration.… Lue
How have residents’ opinions been taken into account in the planning?
Several events for residents were held during the project planning. When the project planning started, opinions on the impact of Jokeri Light Rail were collected regionally regarding the everyday lives and mobility of residents.… Lue