Parking to be slashed on Mill; transportation projects ranked

ERIN TIERNEY/CHRONICLE PHOTO - City Councilors still have to choose which side of Mill Street will lose it parking privileges to make room for a bike lane.

SPRINGFIELD – Parking on Mill Street will be cut in half as the City of Springfield eyes street safety improvements. That’s according to Kristi Krueger with the Department of Public Works, who on Monday gave council an update on the Mill Street Reconstruction Project. 

“We are looking at ways (to enhance) traffic calming and pedestrian crossing safety,” Krueger said. 

The Oregon Department . . .