How Would You Fix the Post Office?

Last Updated Aug 21, 2009 1:13 PM EDT

When you think of how well the government could run healthcare, do lunch breaks killed in Post Office queues pop into your head? Even President Obama trashes on the country's mailmen.
The United States Postal Service is facing the greatest crisis of confidence in its history. It's set to lose seven billion dollars this year and the Government Accountability Office now lists it as a "high risk" federal agency. Higher stamp prices and lower benefit levels for its workforce might not bring the Post back into the black. That newfangled communication innovation called email just isn't going away.

So to all the turnaround experts out there, I'd like to hear your proposals for fixing the Post. Here are a few solutions I've found to get the conversation started.

Please share your thoughts below.
  • Stefan Deeran

    Stefan Deeran helps environmental nonprofits and green businesses develop and execute their new media campaigns. He also publishes The Exception magazine, a nonpartisan news platform serving his home state of Maine. You can follow him on Twitter @RStefanDeeran or via Facebook.