No speeding, ogling, crapping
Bike trail etiquette and the expansion of paid parking both gave online readers of The Aspen Times reason to sound off last week.
A Sept. 8 letter to the editor urging courteous behavior on trails like the Rio Grande and noting problems with unleashed pets and speeding bicyclists riding two abreast, garnered plenty of response, including this:
Said another, in part:
From yet another reader comes this excerpt:
The expansion of paid parking on Aspen streets elicited plenty of comment from readers, including this excerpt:
And, there was this:
On a related topic, namely traffic congestion at the entrance to town and one letter writer’s call to Mayor Mick Ireland to press for a new Castle Creek bridge to help ease the gridlock, one reader had this to say:
Former Pitkin County commissioner Shellie Roy took the City Council to task for the paid parking idea and other “reactionary gestures” in last week’s Soapbox on this page. Offered one reader in response:
On another matter, an article about Aspen’s top ranking by SKI Magazine readers for its apres-ski activities and dining, headlined “Aspen still rules as party town,” prompted this observation:
Friday’s report on action by the Aspen Skiing Co. and Roaring Fork Transportation Authority to create housing for their employees spurred a suggestion:
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Last week, The Aspen Times ran an article about limiting home size in Aspen and Pitkin County. One might think that climate change is finally poking at the Aspen bubble.