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RE: [carfree_cities] Noise pollution and under- vs. overground transportation

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  • Ronald Dawson
    ... Quite so Mr.Crawford, but do you think it would be possible to add wheel flange lubricators in some places? Also how about changing the wheel profile?
    Message 1 of 12 , Oct 29, 2000
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      J.H. Crawford wrote:
      >There's no excuse for this--the PCC streetcar from 1935 makes
      >considerably less noise than a car, except when it's making
      >very sharp turns, which should be designed out of any city
      >based on rail transport. Newer trams are not as good as the
      >PCC cars, but there's no legitimate reason for this.

      Quite so Mr.Crawford, but do you think it would be possible to add wheel
      flange lubricators in some places? Also how about changing the wheel
      profile? Dawson
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