"Some of our passengers prefer to socialize or do business on the train. We encourage that — just not on the new quiet cars," said Metrolink Board Chairman Richard Katz.
—Alejandra Molina, "No cellphones on Metrolink's quiet car," Orange County Register, September 28, 2011
For years, commuters have called for the LIRR to take action against obnoxious chatterboxes. Railroad officials previously said it would be difficult to enforce a quiet-car policy.
—Alfonso A. Castillo, "LIRR plans to test 'quiet cars'," Newsday, September 23, 2011
The Commuter, whose cell phone never seems to work on the train, appreciates Dodson's craving of a quiet car.
—Jeanne Cooper, "Standing Up For More Train Seats," The San Francisco Chronicle, October 31, 1997
"Transportation Research Record," National Research Council, January 1, 1974 (approx)