Parking in the Old West
Front page news like last week’s “Muldoon studies Aspen’s parking fix” is evidence the “Last of the Old West” needs defending. Without certain nonprofit advocate groups making quality of life an issue there would be no opposition to
Town’s rush to massive growth. Jackson’s Mayor wants to bring paid parking to downtown Jackson. He got his idea from Aspen—a mountain resort town so wrought with its own out-of-control problems it’s often cited by smaller communities as an example of what NOT to do. We should not be looking to failed communities like Aspen or Vail for leadership.