Quiet Zone

Quiet Zone median hit again

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

  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 ...