Community mail boxes could be the future of postal service

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
A House committee recently approved a plan to have the postal service convert 15 million addresses to communal, or curbside, mailboxes over the next decade.

That move could save as much as two billion dollars a year, by some estimates.

(NBC) - "Community," or curbside, mailboxes would replace door delivery for millions of Americans under a bill moving through Congress.

A House committee recently approved a plan to have the postal service convert 15 million addresses to communal mailboxes over the next decade.

That move could save as much as two billion dollars a year, by some estimates.

People with disabilities or who have trouble getting out could get waivers.


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