I recently read that someone had the bright idea of installing parking meters in downtown Riverhead.
First, they should speak with the shopkeepers of downtown Port Jefferson where they’re likely to get an earful of negative responses. READ
A parking shortage in downtown Riverhead is hurting merchants, according to some members of the Riverhead Town Board and Business Improvement District Management Association.
The Riverhead Town Board is scheduled to discuss a proposal to bring parking meters back to sections of downtown Riverhead at its work session Thursday morning. The town previously had parking meters but got rid of them in 1997. READ
Nearly 20 years after Riverhead Town removed the parking meters along Main Street, there’s talk of bringing them back.
Is there a traffic problem downtown?
It depends on who you ask.
But members of the town’s parking committee believe a problem exists — and that it’s just a matter of time until it becomes a really big one. (more…)