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Privatized pay parking for state parking lots

I'd like to suggest that the state get out of the parking lot business, and turn all these huge concrete slabs from a cost center to a money maker. They should contract all government building parking lots, garages and transit park and rides out to private companies who can manage and maintain them for a share of the parking revenue. The people using these gray parking lots should be paying user fees - just like the ...more »

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Throwing taxpayer money down a (post) hole

I can't tell you how many times I've seen state roads and intersections with multiple signs - all on their own post. Seems like some of these could be consolidated on one pole. Does the road crew going out to put up a new sign even LOOK at the other posts in the same area? Guess it's another example that since they get paid by the hour, they'd rather put up a new one and waste more of our money.

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