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Tag: Proctor Farmers Market Association

May
22nd

TACOMA: Bureaucratic pothole opens up in Proctor

Re:”Proctor’s bike-rack bureaucracy tests patience of local Boy Scout” (Larry LaRue column, 5-22).

The Pacific Northwest Shop’s request to have a bicycle rack designed and created by a person from the Northwest seems more than reasonable. The Proctor District Association’s (PDA) denial of the permit seems less so.

Bicycle racks have many uses and purposes: They make shopping convenient for riders, encourage others to ride, make sidewalks safer for pedestrians, demonstrate a commitment to exercise and are an affirmative way to reduce our collective carbon footprint. In this case, the racks were an expression of Zach Quellette’s artistic talent

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