News Tagged With: quiet-cars
1-5 of 5

April 18, 2012

U.S. trains boost number of quiet cars

New York's Long Island Railroad and Metro-North increased the number of quiet spaces this month. Despite the new trend, not all riders are able to separate their hectic work lives from their commute.


September 23, 2011

Calif.’s Metrolink unveils ‘quiet cars’

Beginning Oct. 3, a passenger car on every weekday Metrolink train will be designated as a quiet car to ensure peace and quiet for passengers that prefer an almost noiseless commute. The second car away from the locomotive on each train set will be designated as the quiet car.


June 28, 2011

Mass. commuter rail lines add quiet cars

Implemented “quiet zones” on all 13 of its commuter rail lines on Monday. The required quiet time will be imposed during peak commuting hours.


January 11, 2011

Chicago's Metra rolls out ‘quiet cars’

Began testing of the “quiet car” concept on Monday, on the first and last cars on the Rock Island rail line. Rules include: No cell phone calls, conversations must be in subdued voices, and electronic devices must be silenced.


January 10, 2011

Quiet cars cause conflict in New Jersey

Passengers debate whether any talking at all should be allowed in the cars. One rider requested that the conductor disable the automated announcements and his work radio, saying it created “unnecessary noise.”


E-NEWSLETTER

Receive the latest Metro E-Newsletters in your inbox!

Join the Metro E-Newsletters and receive the latest news in your e-mail inbox once a week. SIGN UP NOW!

View the latest eNews
Express Tuesday | Express Thursday | University Transit

White Papers

Mass Transit Capital Planning An overview of the world-class best practices for assessing, prioritizing, and funding capital projects to optimize resources and align with the organization’s most critical immediate and long-term goals.

The Benefits of Door-to-Door Service in ADA Complementary Paratransit Many U.S. transit agencies continue to struggle with the quality of ADA service, the costs, and the difficulties encountered in contracting the service, which is the method of choice for a significant majority of agencies. One of the most basic policy decisions an agency must make involves whether to provide door-to-door, or only curb-to-curb service.

Mass transit mobile Wi-Fi & the public sector case study How Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority successfully implemented Wi-Fi on its light rail and bus lines

More white papers


DIGITAL EDITION

The full contents of Metro Magazine on your computer! The digital edition is an exact replica of the print magazine with enhanced search, multimedia and hyperlink features. View the current issue