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LEAVE NORTH CORY ALONE
Making North Cory Street a one-way is a bad deal for Findlay. The reasons why are numerous.
First, residents would rather live on a two-way street. Second, anyone who lives on a one-way street has to drive around the block whenever they leave or return anywhere.
I have observed some people in this area. Often, they drive their car on North Cory Street three to five times a day.
I challenge the out-of-town consultants to count the number of drivers affected, multiply the additional travel distance each vehicle will have to drive around the block for each trip, and multiply that times the number of trips per day.
Now, count the number of bikes utilizing the trail November through March. This result adds up to a bunch of wasted time, gas, and mileage.
This extra expense is not a “green move,” even if paid for with federal government grants.
As an investor in Findlay real estate, including properties in the questioned area, my wish is that the city leaders would make decisions that would increase our property values rather than decrease them by making the properties less accessible.
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