This page contains a Flash digital edition of a book.
Point of View from Page 6


that most women who are in that condition don’t need the spe- cial space. There doesn’t have to be a bureaucracy nor a set of laws. Just a sign. First of all, no man would want to be seen parking there.


Second, any woman who has been pregnant would not take that space if she weren’t. She knows what you are going through. Third, as I noted above, you aren’t going to stay any longer than necessary. It’s self-policing. Many shopping centers have these spaces. They work


great. People smile when they see the storks. All is right with the world. NewYork and Los Angeles and the rest of the cities that are


thinking about “free” parking for pregnant woman and passing ordinances and the like merely need to send nice letters to shop- ping centers recommending that they reserve a few spaces for women who are with child. I’ll bet that they will do it and will get a lot more business


because of it. Even people who aren’t pregnant or who will nev- er be pregnant will feel good about what the shopping centers are doing. You can’t see a pregnant woman without thinking positive thoughts. And that’s what busi- nesses want – people roaming around with positive thoughts as they come in to buy things.


PT


Letter to the Editor


Speed up for Speed Bumps


Editor: This will comment on the Melissa Sterzick article


(Amateur Parker, February 2011) “Why I Love/Hate Speed Bumps.” While I agree with her “hate” sentiments, I find it difficult to understand why they should “slow her father down” in parking lots. In driving numerous rental cars, as well as my own, I (and others) have found that speeding up reduces the discomfort. In fact, I ran a series of tests on a speed bump in Naperville, IL, some years ago, from 15mph to 45 mph. The least discomfort was felt at 45!


Her dad is certainly wrong in using parking lots as


streets, but he must need new shocks on his car if slowing down over bumps is more comfortable than speeding up.


Very Truly Yours Paul C. Box Paul Box and Associates Traffic Engineering Consultants


Don’t get left in the dust. Onl


Only Advance s eepers remo e 90%of a Our patented DustGuar


Our patented DustGuard™ system controls dust along the entirthe entire sweep pa h with an ultra-fine mist that bonds to and contains airborto and contains airborne dus particles for the mostne dust part complete sweep. Now you can leave surfaces clean, dry and ready to use.


complete sweep. Now you can leave surfaces clean, dry and ready to use.


DustGuard™ S e and swe


rd


ustGuard™System captuture and sweeps dust tto the center


eeps dust to


Systtem captures o


ththe centeter. res


r. 800-850-5559 www.advance-us.com


A Nilfisk-Advance Brand ©2011 Nlfisk-Advance


Nilfisk-Advance Brand ©2011 Nilfisk-Advance


800-850-5559 www.advance-us.com Visit ad ance-us.com/dustguard to learn more Visit advance-us.com/dustguar to learn more..


e sweep path with an ultra-fine mist that bondst ticles for the most av


ance sweepers remove 90% of airborirborne du system controls dust along


ne dust.


Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  Page 6  |  Page 7  |  Page 8  |  Page 9  |  Page 10  |  Page 11  |  Page 12  |  Page 13  |  Page 14  |  Page 15  |  Page 16  |  Page 17  |  Page 18  |  Page 19  |  Page 20  |  Page 21  |  Page 22  |  Page 23  |  Page 24  |  Page 25  |  Page 26  |  Page 27  |  Page 28  |  Page 29  |  Page 30  |  Page 31  |  Page 32  |  Page 33  |  Page 34  |  Page 35  |  Page 36  |  Page 37  |  Page 38  |  Page 39  |  Page 40  |  Page 41  |  Page 42  |  Page 43  |  Page 44  |  Page 45  |  Page 46  |  Page 47  |  Page 48  |  Page 49  |  Page 50  |  Page 51  |  Page 52  |  Page 53  |  Page 54  |  Page 55  |  Page 56