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
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
Dec 16, 2013 6:41 pm
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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
Dec 2, 2013 3:44 pm
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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
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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