Providing straightforward information to the public about small changes should be, well, straightforward. It’s not.
Example: a temporary parking change on Nelson Street.
So, let’s go to back of meter. (Click on post to see rest of images.)
Okay, let’s go look for curbside signs:
Nothing where you’d expect the temporary signage to be. So back to the meter …
… where the temporary sign blocks one of the digits from the number needed to pay electronically.
It’s a small irritant (unless you get a ticket), but it’s these things that shape people’s perceptions about the competence of government. We focus on the screw-ups and discount the ones that work. Like these: