Please report train idling that blocks our East-West access 1-800 832 5452 #3

The Historic Eastside is not a place designated for idling of trains, and the city does not seem to know about it. But we know it happens. If you could call BNSF at 1-800-832-5452 option #3 and leave a message. Put that number in your contacts! A bunch of people calling is better. They also … Continue reading Please report train idling that blocks our East-West access 1-800 832 5452 #3

Quiet Zone and street closures on the agenda for tonight’s (6.25.19) City Council meeting

Here is the link to tonight's agenda. http://webapp.ci.longmont.co.us/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=1076&doctype=AGENDA My concern is that the data on voting on street closure is not completely accurate. The Kensington Park neighborhood had no input on any street closures. Also, at that meeting it was stated that the City wanted to create east/west corridors. Presently HENA has 5 east/west corridors: … Continue reading Quiet Zone and street closures on the agenda for tonight’s (6.25.19) City Council meeting

Railroad Quiet Zone Project Open House, May 20, 2019

Public Input Opportunity Focused on Historic Eastside Neighborhood Post Date: 05/13/2019 6:00 AM This will be a third open house for the Railroad Quiet Zone Project. City staff anticipates that one street crossing in the Historic Eastside Neighborhood will need to be closed to successfully implement the citywide Quiet Zone Project (4th, 5th or 6th Avenue). This … Continue reading Railroad Quiet Zone Project Open House, May 20, 2019

City seeks input on Quiet Zones – Feb 6th meeting- save the date and do the survey!

HENA wishes to encourage neighbors to attend the Feb 6th meeting and take the survey. Public workshop: Wednesday, February 6, at the Parks building Sunset Campus, 7 S. Sunset Street, Longmont, CO 80501. Drop in from 5 - 7pm. Could you also take the survey? Online survey: Survey for public input will close Tuesday, Feb. … Continue reading City seeks input on Quiet Zones – Feb 6th meeting- save the date and do the survey!

Come join us on Jan 15th for city council meeting by 7pm for opportunity to address city council about issues important to HENA for 2019

This city council meeting is not in the usual format--here anyone who signs up to talk before 7pm can get up to 5 minutes (instead of the usual 3) to speak and also to get some real-time feedback from city council. HENA members will be addressing parking, quiet zones, communication with city council and short-term … Continue reading Come join us on Jan 15th for city council meeting by 7pm for opportunity to address city council about issues important to HENA for 2019

Train Noise / Quiet Zones

More information on train noise is coming soon... Related: Podcast: Both Sides of Center (Longmont Observer) (5/25/2018) Sarah Levison and Paul Tiger talk about Longmont issues and politics. https://longmontobserver.org/podcasts/podcast-both-sides-of-center-episode-14/   Opinion: Richard Jacobi: Longmont's Train Noise Problem (5/28/2017) https://longmontobserver.org/opinion/longmonts-train-noise-problem/ Longmont Eastside residents getting noisy over train quiet zones (5/6/2016) http://www.timescall.com/longmont-local-news/ci_29860651/longmont-eastside-residents-getting-noisy-over-train-quiet