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Quiet Zone median hit again
Thursday Nov 07 2013
New medians aimed at protecting drivers as they go through downtown rail crossings continue to be an issue for some a month after the city implemented the Quiet Zone. In an Oct. 1 ...
Rocklin train crossings finally go quiet
Thursday Oct 03 2013
Implementation has been a year in the making, but Rocklin’s downtown Quiet Zone began without fuss. There was no ceremony Monday as the new “no train horn” signs ...
Drivers train for Quiet Zone
Friday Aug 23 2013
Rocklin's driving instructors are getting schooled this summer on how to handle drivers' training in and around rail Quiet Zones coming to downtown Rocklin next month. &qu ...
Another View: Don’t stop the horns, stop the trains
Saturday Jul 06 2013
I have lived in Rocklin a little over a year and have had very poignant emails with the Federal Railway Administration concerning the train horns that keep me awake at night. I am ...
Correction: Train engineers not required to sound horns at trestle
Wednesday Jul 03 2013
In "Quiet Zone opponents recall tragedies" article of Jun 27, 2013, it was reported train engineers crossing Antelope Creek Trestle will still be required to sound the ...
Quiet Zone opponents recall tragedies
Thursday Jun 27 2013
With the Quiet Zone just weeks away from implementation at five downtown rail crossings, many people affected by serious rail accidents are squarely against it. The federal govern ...
Is Rocklin ready for the Quiet Zone?
Thursday Jun 20 2013
Questions surround Rocklin’s Quiet Zone plan as construction begins at the five rail crossings involved. Issues could arise from the regulations governing the federal progra ...
Train trestle under safety probe
Thursday May 30 2013
For the first time publicly, officials from Union Pacific railroad are weighing in on the city’s proposal to end routine train horns in downtown, called the Quiet Zone. Acco ...
Railroad, city of Rocklin pursue removal of emergency crossing
Thursday May 16 2013
The city of Rocklin and Union Pacific Railroad are negotiating to close an emergency vehicle access rail crossing at Lemon Hill Drive, meant only for first responders in case of an ...
Opponents mobilize to put the brakes on Quiet Zone
Thursday Apr 11 2013
With just a month to go before construction begins at Rocklin’s rail crossings impacted by the approved Quiet Zone, opponents are planning a protest. In May, a city ...
Family speaks out against Rocklin Quiet Zone
Friday Feb 08 2013
A family ripped apart by a fatal car versus train accident is speaking out against Rocklin’s Quiet Zone, seeking to keep train horns from being silenced at downtown rail cros ...
Rocklin Quiet Zone: full steam ahead
Thursday Jan 31 2013
The phrase, “Now you hear them, soon you won’t” helped announce the city of Rocklin’s new downtown railroad Quiet Zone. Rocklin is making some changes to e ...
Safety key to railroad ‘quiet zones’
Friday Dec 07 2012
The Rocklin City Council took a step closer to establishing a railroad “quiet zone” in the city last week, when it added improvements at five railway intersections to i ...
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