Longtime Bethlehem folks do use Packer as an W/E and E/W route

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ssider is known to Gadfly but prefers to remain anonymous.

Hi, Gadfly,

I’m curious about John Rothschild’s last statement.

Southside residents and longtime Bethlehem folks (and perhaps others?) do use Packer as an W/E and E/W route.

I rarely choose the bigger more congested streets.

Faster to weave through the eastern area once Packer ends than to go 4th. And 3rd is just ridiculous these days . . .

Also: Love the idea of the city working to reduce the no. of FedEx trucks in particular. Truck traffic is too heavy, and really bad for air quality over here now.

ssider

One thought on “Longtime Bethlehem folks do use Packer as an W/E and E/W route

  1. I was referring to the east/west shortcut from 22 to 78. Of course it is used by residents wishing to go e/w rather than using 3rd or 4th streets. I think the street should continue as a usable street with safety features.

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