BNSF Railway canceled a project to construct a quiet zone at the 55th Street railroad crossing in Boulder.

According to a news release from the city, quiet zones address the impact of train horn noise on surrounding neighborhoods and businesses through physical infrastructure that allows train engineers to pass through railroad crossings without needing to sound train horns. However, engineers still have the authority to sound the horn if unsafe conditions exist.

The railroad company…

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