To help downtown businesses, consider making Cumberland Street two-ways

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Consider converting the main Lebanon business street, Cumberland, to a two-way street from 12th Street to 5th Avenue.

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This is not a new idea; Dave Etter proposed this about 25 years ago. It’s worth a revisit in light of what is happening in nearby successful downtown business districts such as Lititz and Hershey.

Easier access to downtown Lebanon businesses is needed as well as easier in town navigation for visitors. Right now, Walnut Street is under construction.

Dave Etter’s idea is worth a new look to help the Lebanon central business district

Lee Moyer is a former CLA Business Person of the Year and the owner of Marty’s Music.

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