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By Paul Bendix

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About this blog: A 32-year resident of Menlo Park, I regularly make my way around downtown in a wheelchair. This gives me an unusual perspective on a town in which I have spent almost half of my life. I was educated at UC Berkeley, and permanentl...  (More)

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What's 'Too Much Traffic?'
Oct 29, 2013 1:46 pm
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Traffic congestion...it's the "third rail of Menlo Park politics." No public official wants to touch it. Yet, like a real third rail, this issue can propel us forward.... More
Wheelchair City
Nov 18, 2013 4:21 pm
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Wheelchair access...well, it's also about strollers...even pedestrians wandering neighborhoods after dark. It's in everyone's interest to make our town accessible.... More
Caltrain...at Capacity
Dec 16, 2013 6:41 pm
Comments: 10 | Views: 6,238

Caltrain is back in the news – perhaps the 'right news,' if not exactly good news – that the line is straining to keep up with demand. Of course, this is hardly... More
Cat House
Dec 2, 2013 3:44 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 2,783

Monday morning, my wife's day off, and I get my wobbly legs out of bed, swivel toward my wheelchair...but not quite. It's an early hour, late in life...and I know... More
Noise and High-Speed Rail – What's the Truth?
Oct 11, 2013 7:28 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 2,770

Regarding high-speed rail....

Years ago, in the midst of a protracted argument over what color to paint the living room, my late wife made a good point. What... More
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