Day: April 25, 2017

Principal to committee: We need sidewalks

By ERIC A. HOWALD Of the Keizertimes The principal at Cummings elementary school had a message for the Keizer Traffic Safety Bikeways and Pedestrian Committee Thursday, April 13: prioritize pedestrian access around her school. “I have severe concerns about pedestrian traffic around the school,” said Martina Mangan, Cummings principal. “With no sidewalks and heavy traffic during drop-off and pick up times we have students walking around traffic jams.” Mangan brought an ally with her to the meeting, Carol Doerfler, a member of the West Keizer Neighborhood Association Board  and crossing guard at the school. Doerfler didn’t mince words. “When...

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