Ken Larsen's web site - GoTriangle only talks about the alleged benefits of light rail
I don't trust GoTriangle. They only present the alleged benefits of light rail. They never mention the negatives.
One of the negatives about the proposed Durham-Orange light rail project is at-grade crossings and all the noise they generate.
As a train approaches an at-grade crossing, a warning sound is given and barriers are lowered. This will block car traffic for 50 seconds 150 times per day at each. That equate to two hours/day on each such road.
[Sample of the warning noise]
Train noise lowers home values along tracks in Enfield, Connecticut (November 27, 2018)
GoTriangle presents light rail in a manner similar to cigarette advertising from the 1950s.
|Source||Alleged benefits||What they don't mention|
|GoTriangle||Reduce traffic - will take cars off the road||
|Cigarette ad from the 1950s||"Tastes clean and refreshing ... as cool and refreshing as a breath of fresh air... your mouth feels clean ... your throat refreshed"||
Anyone living near the track should buy an ear muffler: