The new 10-story public parking garage was finally opened for business last week, and criticism abounds about this behemoth of western downtown Columbia. Lament it as many may, more sound economics and realistic pricing could have helped prevent this unnecessary edifice, and should serve us to avoid committing to yet another garage that is in the works for a few blocks to the east.
GUEST COMMENTARY: Building a new garage downtown — unnecessary and wasteful
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