By CRAIG MURPHY
Of the Keizertimes
Efficiency is the name of the game in transit.
That was easy to see at the June 12 Keizer Planning Commission meeting.
On the agenda was a presentation of altered routes for Salem-Keizer Transit buses, in light of the new Keizer Transit Center set to open.
Jared Choc, a Planning Commission member, is also the manager of Planning and Technology for Salem-Keizer Transit.
Thus, Choc served two roles. When it was time for the presentation, Choc left his seat on the dais and sat facing his fellow commissioners.
It was joked Choc had drawn the short end of the straw, a suggestion he grinned at.
“As I was already attending, there was not even a straw to draw,” he quipped.
Choc said Route 11 along Lancaster Drive, the most popular route in the system, is being extended to Keizer Station. Route 18 is being pushed into Gubser while Route 4 is being eliminated due to lack of use.
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