Aspen streets are pedestrian unfriendly | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

Aspen streets are pedestrian unfriendly

Aspen traffic rules are just plain inhospitable to local drivers. And what about those pedestrians thoughtlessly crossing Main Street at Mill and at Monarch, brazenly distracting drivers running red lights at those intersections?

Drivers routinely speeding on Main Street shouldn’t have to be disturbed by pedestrians or traffic lights. I say remove the traffic lights and ban pedestrians. A fringe benefit: We can reassign the police officers from their duty of not patrolling those intersections to not patrolling somewhere else.

Maurice Emmer

Aspen


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.
 

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User