Quiet zone plans starting to make noise in the Quad Cities

Trains, such as this one passing through Bettendorf, are expected to triple with the proposed merger of Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern. CREDIT DAVE THOMPSON
With the prospect of train traffic tripling in the Quad-Cities, the words “quiet zones” are on the lips of a lot of people lately. Government officials here say there’s not much they can do to stop the proposed $31 billion merger of the Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern railroads, so some cities are trying […]
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