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Parking-nomics

Dear Editor:

Perhaps not everyone cares whether parking in town is free or not. Those who have received what they consider unfair or exorbitantly expensive (though legal of course) parking tickets, might discover the convenience of shopping in Basalt and Carbondale, both of which have plenty of free parking.

The city can complain about inadequate parking revenues, but what about lost sales taxes because of a myopic focus on parking enforcement? Not to mention damage to the overall economy of the city.

The laws of economics cannot be repealed by a city council.

Maurice Emmer

Aspen


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