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.
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 […]
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.
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.