First Seattle East- then the possibility of losing the Flying Pizza, and now Limbo’s- all to provide storage for cars for Care Source.
Downtown eatery to close – Dayton Business Journal:
Downtown Dayton bar and restaurant Limbos is closing to make room for a right of way for CareSource Management Groups parking garage.
The 20-year-old restaurants last day of operations will be July 3, said a woman who answered the phone at Limbos.
The woman, who did not disclose her name, said she is a member of the family that owns the restaurant.
The city of Dayton is purchasing Limbos and plans to demolish it, she said. The deal is set to close this week.
Now, imagine if we rewarded companies for hiring employees that lived within walking distance of their company? Or, if we provided FREE public transit to employees in the City Center? Or made parking for motorcycles and scooters free? How many more people could we get into downtown without having to waste space on storing parked cars?
Building more garages isn’t the answer- but, it’s great for construction companies and city economic development directors who measure progress by the number of cranes on a skyline.
Once we have all these new garages, everyone will have to get in the cars to drive to eat at this rate. There won’t be any restaurants left.