Post office parking problem...
May 29, 2014 | 1657 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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


Copyright 2013 The Times-Independent. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

report abuse...

Express yourself:

We're glad to give readers a forum to express their points of view on issues important to this community. That forum is the “Letters to the Editor.” Letters to the editor may be submitted directly to The Times-Independent through this link and will be published in the print edition of the newspaper. All letters must be the original work of the letter writer – form letters will not be accepted. All letters must include the actual first and last name of the letter writer, the writer’s address, city and state and telephone number. Anonymous letters will not be accepted.

Letters may not exceed 400 words in length, must be regarding issues of general interest to the community, and may not include personal attacks, offensive language, ethnic or racial slurs, or attacks on personal or religious beliefs. Letters should focus on a single issue. Letters that proselytize or focus on theological debates will not be published. During political campaigns, The Times-Independent will not publish letters supporting or opposing any local candidate. Thank you letters are generally not accepted for publication unless the letter has a public purpose. Thank you letters dealing with private matters that compliment or complain about a business or individual will not be published. Nor will letters listing the names of individuals and/or businesses that supported a cause or event. Thank you letters about good Samaritan acts will be considered at the discretion of the newspaper.