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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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Menlo Saves: Optimizing Outcomes
Mar 19, 2014 4:04 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 19,070

(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
Menlo Saves: Predictability is a Two-Way Street
Apr 7, 2014 8:07 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 17,785

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
Food Trucks at the Menlo Park Train Station
Jan 2, 2014 1:05 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 10,400

I understand the incipient squealing from established restaurants that the food trucks poach customers. When the downtown Farmers' Market was first proposed the... More
For Whom Belle Haven Tolls
Oct 8, 2013 11:31 am
Comments: 8 | Views: 8,330

The Belle Haven School, part of the Ravenswood City School District, should be absorbed into the Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD). Whether it's absorbed entirely... More
On the Nascent Bicyclist Harassment Ordinance
Oct 20, 2013 12:08 am
Comments: 11 | Views: 7,584

I was reminiscing about Monty Python's Ministry of Silly Walks when I encountered the Almanac story – and responses – regarding the possibility of formulating... More
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