City living with commercial deliveries – any solutions?

Spotted this Bob’s Discount Furniture truck blocking a pedestrian crosswalk a few weeks ago. Not the biggest deal in the world, as it was a wide street (although some people might have had trouble with the snow mounds). But it begs the question about “what to do with large commercial deliveries in a dense city?”

This seems like a never-ending problem. If it’s not trucks getting stuck making turns (or blocking the road), it’s the city ticketing them (which eventually results in higher costs for you and me).

Just because we live in a city doesn’t mean we shouldn’t have large appliances and furniture.

So how would you fix this conundrum? Or will it continue in perpetuity?

Commercial deliveries bobs discount furniture truck blocks Hoboken NJ crosswalk

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