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By Stuart Soffer

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About this blog: Growing up in Brooklyn, NY I lived in high-density housing and experienced transit-oriented services first hand. During high school and college summers I worked in Manhattan drafting tenant floor plans for high-rise office buildi...  (More)

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The November Menlo Park Council Election: The Incumbents Need to Speak Up
May 26, 2014 2:09 pm
Comments: 25 | Views: 2,081

With the June Election headed to history in a couple of weeks, attention will quickly turn to the November Election. Three seats on the Menlo Park Council will... More
Riding with the Menlo Park Police Community Academy
May 15, 2014 11:00 am
Comments: 3 | Views: 2,476

A few weeks ago I placed an MPPD Police officer into handcuffs - after I twisted his arms into a painful hold. This was part of behind-the-scenes workshops provided... More
Purge the Subscriptions Day
Apr 28, 2014 1:18 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,084

I just got off the phone with AT&T regarding my father's phone account. A very pleasant and knowledgeable person was on the other end of the line, who could also... More
Menlo Saves: Predictability is a Two-Way Street
Apr 7, 2014 8:07 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 19,869

I write this paragraph from 77th and Broadway. Looking out the window I see a great urban example: 3 traffic lanes in each direction, green median,... More
Menlo Saves: Optimizing Outcomes
Mar 19, 2014 4:04 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 20,326

(Or, Wrestling with Menlo Park's Specific Plan for El Camino in a Nutshell)

The downtown plan is a case study in conflicting optimizations. We don't need to... More
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The dress code
By Jessica T | 21 comments | 1,861 views

September food and drink goings on
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. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.
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College Freshmen: Avoiding the Pitfalls
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Council election, and then some.
By Stuart Soffer | 5 comments | 458 views