HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Again and still, angled reverse parking

Written August 16th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

I had hoped I was through with this topic, but evidently not. The left-side reverse angled parking on Second Avenue in front of the Albany Post Office continues to stump at least some drivers, including the one who parked that silver car.


Ho-hum: No end to parking saga

Written April 19th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The same old story, it seems: As this Wednesday photo illustrates, backing into those angled spaces on Second Avenue outside the Albany Post Office just is not intuitive enough for some drivers. This is not surprising. Based on a staff recommendation but without any public input, angled back-in parking was adopted by the advisory board […]


Checking in on back-in parking

Written June 12th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

Back-in angled parking on Second Avenue in front of the Albany Post Office, installed this spring on the left-hand side of the one-way street, continues to be a challenge, a point borne out by these photos snapped on Monday afternoon.


Back-in parking on the wrong side

Written December 28th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Albany officials cite several benefits of the back-in diagonal parking that will be installed on three sides of the post office starting in January. They don’t mention the downside, which motorists will probably notice when they try to use the new setup.


 
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