HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Backing in: Not yet 100 percent

Written March 27th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The back-in parking requirement on the left side of Second Avenue at the Albany Post Office turns heads, literally and of necessity. But it still has not completely caught on.


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.


Post office parking: The sequel

Written February 10th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

On a super-local subject, there’s been a lot of talk about parking at the Albany Post Office lately, most recently at the city council meeting Wednesday. But on Friday there was no parking at all as construction blocked both the lot and adjoining streets, making mailing a letter more of a challenge than usual.


Parking pattern: Reversing to the left

Written February 1st, 2017 by Hasso Hering

While we’re at the Albany Post Office, take a look at the novel — for Albany — parking pattern taking shape: Angled spaces on your left into which you will be expected to back up.


 
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