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Crap, even I made a couple typos. I meant to say if you turned left off Stevens onto Main you´d be on the ´south´ side of the street. But I think you still got the point that I´m right. :)Another idea might be to run all the streets diagonally through downtown like NW Blvd is. I mean, if you wanted to get from the Monroe St Bridge to Division and I-90 that would totally be a time saver!!See ya on the road!
Mr Bray, I´ll assume that was a typo when you retorted, "Actually, if it were a two-way street it!"Since there is street parking on the east side of Aunties I assumed Mr Harold was expressing a desire to park extremely close to the north doors. My point was that if the driver was attempting to park in front of and on the same side of the Main St as Aunties, they would still not be able to turn left and park in front of and on the same side of the street as Huppins.Mr Herold tried to show how a two-way street along Main would be an improvement yet it wouldn´t be a magical fix-all. It may improve parking in that one situation when trying to park near that one store but consider this... If you were driving south on Stevens and turned left onto Main hoping to park in front of Aunties you then couldn´t if it were a two-way. You´d be on the north side of the street which I assumed wasn´t close enough for Mr Harold´s legs.This argument only shows that in examples like this, two-way streets can be good at times while also being bad at times depending on how close you desire to park to a specific store.Perhaps the rest of the article convinces people but this example shouldn´t convince the laziest of thinkers including yourself Mr Bray.But as you like to say, "If it were a two-way street, IT!" :)
Consider: You are driving north on Washington, you want to park on Main in front of **HUPPINS**, but you can’t just make a left turn. You must drive down to Spokane Falls Boulevard, take a left, drive all the way to Stevens, then south back up to Main, left on Main and … well, about this time you just hope that the parking space you saw hasn’t been filled. What a waste of gasoline. And time. And energy.And a two-way street won´t fix that either so this argument is meaningless.
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