Lexington’s Paul Steidler was quoted in the Daily Kos’ story about the new mail delivery “slowdown plan” from the Postal Service going into effect. That means “mail delivery will be slower than in the 1970s,” said Steidler. He added that rural communities, disabled people, and senior citizens will feel the most impact.
As a result, people are likely to not only be frustrated by slow mail service, but also to eventually to lose trust in the Postal Service. “When you reduce standards you perpetuate a vicious downward cycle,” said Steidler. “You tell people you can take your time delivering it. It causes people to lose confidence in the mail.”
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