The Quiet Car

11.20.2012 | Mary Ellen Eagan |

Those of you who like the Acela Quiet Car will appreciate this piece posted in the New York Times Sunday Review section this weekend.  I’ve had similar experiences – in fact, during my last trip on the Acela, and I was compelled to post on facebook (quietly typing) that a fight was about to break out on the Quiet Car.

Is it just the last refuge that those of us seeking quiet are holding on to so desperately?  Is it because we feel empowered because of the signs?  And most importantly, how do we get a “quiet car” on airplanes??

Quiet car sign

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Mary Ellen Eagan, President & CEO, Chief Executive Officer, Aviation, HMMH

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