- Planet Erstwild - 20100524 - Andy Mielke

2pm/ Fairfield's quiet zone is making noise with the city's hiring of Andy Mielke, AICP, a quiet zone specialist who works with SRF Consulting out of Minneapolis. He talks with James Moore about prospects for doing the same thing he spearheaded in Burlington, Iowa, and more than 20 other cities around the country. Focusing on the issues of safety and quality of life, he explains Federal Railroad Association requirements, his past work with the BNSF Railway, possibilitites for Fairfield's 8 train crossings, timelines, expenses, and more.