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Alternate To Metered Parking


I can’t think of a better way to hurt our struggling downtown businesses than to impose parking fees on curbside parking. That would give residents even more incentive to drive to a mall or shopping center in south Asheville or Hender-sonville where there is plenty of free parking and a larger choice of stores.

An easy way to increase available parking is to return to the angled parking system you can see in pictures taken of downtown Brevard during the ‘40s and ‘50s. Even if done on just one side of the street, the number of parking places along that block is doubled. Getting in...

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