I hadn’t heard anything lately about a move to change out benches at bus stops to a new design, but saw this letter in the paper today:
Spokesman-Review Letters to the Editor
Bus benches a service
I look at a bus bench ad I get a warm feeling, thinking, “What a thoughtful gesture of the business advertising on the back of the bench.” It is a community service done every day and night of the year. I imagine elderly people out for a walk might rest on them.
It would be wrong to replace them with a mesh metal bench that can’t be sat on when it’s cold or hot weather, and with no support for a person’s back. Should a child fall off backwards it could result in a serious head injury.
Leila L. Larson
Anyone got the scoop on this? Is there a new move afoot to regarding bus benches in Spokane?