Of all the issues our schools face, traffic jams at day’s end may be among the least important. Still, what does it say about our way of life when so many children need to be chauffeured home from school?
The spiffy new sidewalk along North Albany’s Gibson Hill Road is ready for Wednesday. What’s so special about Wednesday? Well, Oct. 7 is Walk and Bike to School Day in Oregon and elsewhere in the U.S. That, anyway, is what it says in a press release from ODOT.
Thursday was graduation day for the fifth-graders at Albany’s Oak Grove School who took part in a weeklong “bike safety carnival.” With volunteer instructors and chaperones leading they way and bringing up the rear, several groups of half a dozen or more rode through North Albany neighborhoods and headed down busy Gibson Hill Road to […]