City looks at 'quiet zone' options
Green areas, storm windows suggested
Last updated 3/4/2020 at 2:03pm
RITZVILLE – The city is looking into options for a proposed “quiet zone” addressing the noise of trains going through town.
The city has hired consultant Guz Garza, who will perform a three-day study this month to map out the decibels of the sound of the trains in different areas of the city.
“He’s a consultant with experience with the light rail in Seattle,” Mayor Gary Cook said. “We will discuss alternatives available, and be moving forward on this immediately.”
Cook said with Ritzville being a Tree City, funding may be available for some of the options being considered....