Letters to the editor for Friday, May 3
May 3, 2013
Removal of fence will lead to jaywalking
How lucky the taxpayers are in Carson City. We have such a brilliant Board of Supervisors. They put up a very nice wrought iron fence along Carson Street for safety at great expense. Then before it is worn out they vote to tear it down. Forget safety.
Maybe the reason to tear it down is so they can narrow Carson Street to 2 lanes from 4 lanes and to facilitate jaywalking. Did anyone notice how traffic jammed up on Carson Street when it was recently narrowed to 3 lanes for construction? Of course that will move traffic off Carson Street to the side streets unless a driver prefers to be parked on Carson Street while trying to cross town.
Just who is this woman that wants this unique regression for travel on Carson Street? Most business people know the more traffic the better for business. It's called exposure. Of course there is already ample parking around the corner and in the rear.
Supervisors, please reconsider forcing traffic off Carson Street and facilitating jaywalking.
Julian C. Smith
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