Neighbors concerned over noise from light rail construction
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Neighbors concerned over noise from light rail construction

September 10, 2019


STORIES, YOU CAN VISIT THE SPECIAL SECTION OF OUR WEBSITE, CBS17.COM, AS WELL AS HOUR NEWS OUT. THEY AGREED TO MOVE FORWARD WITH THE 18 MILE LIGHT RAIL BUT THE — BUT MANY ARE CONCERNED ABOUT THE POTENTIAL NOISE. DEREK LOSES AT CITY HALL WITH THE DETAILS. THEY THINK THIS IS A BAD IDEA. THIS ROOM WAS FULL WITH PEOPLE THAT DO NOT SUPPORT IT. PEOPLE THAT SUPPORTED IT WERE REDSHIRT. THEY’RE NOT ASKING FOR THE CITY TO PUT THE POSSIBLE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT IT WILL HAVE A LASTING IMPACT AND THAT IT IS DONE RIGHT. IT IS ABOUT 18 MILES WITH MORE THAN A DOZEN STOPS CONNECTING DOWNTOWN DURHAM WITH DUKE, NCCU, AND CHAPEL HILL. PEOPLE LIVING HERE MAKING SURE THAT THEIR VOICES ARE HEARD AMONG THE WAY — ALONG THE WAY, WORRIED ABOUT ZONING AND THE NOISE OF THIS LIGHT RAIL COULD BRING. HOW CAN YOU AS A CITY COUNCIL NOT ASSIST AND SACRIFICE OF THE SCHOOL, OUR SCHOOL, AS YOU PREPARE TO VOTE I HOPE YOU WILL CONSIDER MY DAUGHTER’S HEALTH, THE THOUGHT OF HAVING TO WEAR NOISE CANCELING HEADPHONES TO RECESS BECAUSE OF THE RAILYARD MAKES ME SICK. THE MAGNITUDE OF NOISE EMANATING FROM OUR OPERATIONS FACILITY WILL BE SIGNIFICANTLY LESS THAN THE MAGNITUDE OF NOISE EMANATING FROM A BUS, FOR EXAMPLE. CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN IN 2020. THEY VOTED YES LAST NIGHT ON

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