In San Francisco, BART is grinding down wheels on its cars, making the ride quieter. New York City, like San Francisco, uses metal wheels on its subways, making for a screechy, ear drum-bashing experience from the platform to the car. So BART’s attempt is a step in the right direction. But….
Here’s how you make for a much better subway soundscape:
We can dream of a subway future with rubber tires. It’s possible.