People won’t make the switch to bikes | AspenTimes.com
YOUR AD HERE »

People won’t make the switch to bikes

Mike Stopler’s letter in the March 6 Aspen Times (“Council overstepping boundaries on parking”) says it all. It is time for the mayor and the Aspen City Council to stop shoving this no-car business in the face of our visitors. Diners in high heels and long dresses are not going to ride a stupid bicycle to dinner. Nor are seniors who have aging joints and cannot ride a bicycle. Aspen’s clientele base consists of people who drive their cars to the downtown area. They do not like buses and prefer their own auto. Let’s accommodate them, not make it more difficult.

Jim Wingers

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