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Quiet zone concept a positive

Nick Todaro

Nick Todaro

Ennis resident Richard Bell has to be pleased the city has begun investigating in earnest whether it can achieve the ratings necessary to designate a quiet zone in downtown at a reasonable cost to taxpayers.

He’ll make your ears burn talking about why it needs to be done — the sleep and focus it robs from those who live near the tracks, the corresponding pressure on existing business and the way the trains can unwittingly sabotage the effort to realize dreams of a successful and walkable commercial downtown district.

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