Post office parking problem...
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We visit our post office daily and have of late noticed there are never any parking spaces available most of the time. We’ve observed and aided in toting tubs of mail and armloads of packages from cars parked halfway to the Moab Arts and Recreation Center.

Having waited in the car one afternoon while my husband ran in to check our mail, I observed most of the parkers going, not into the post office, but across the street to the health food store, to the coffee shop on the corner or into the back doors of Main Street businesses.

Out of curiosity we started counting the people actually in the post office every time we went in, and the number of cars in the lot; needless to say, it didn’t add up.

It has always been an unspoken courtesy that parking spaces were reserved for postal patrons. Perhaps the time has come to put up some type of ‘Reserved for Patrons Only During Business Hours’ signs.

—Linda Brewer

Moab

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