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Menlo plan receives 'Grand Boulevard' award

Original post made on May 13, 2010

A plan in the works for Menlo Park's city center has received an award from the Grand Boulevard Initiative, a collaboration of Peninsula cities and counties from Daly City to San Jose aimed at revitalizing El Camino Real.


Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, May 13, 2010, 11:16 AM

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Posted by Gunther Steinberg, a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on May 13, 2010 at 1:53 pm

In the 55 years that I have lived in Menlo Park and Ladera, I find that every time the City decides to "improve" Santa Cruz Avenue in any way, they make an expensive mess of it. Removing/replacing trees, changing the parking system, pedestrian crossings with islands sticking into traffic, you name it. It is NEVER an improvement that benefits shoppers on Santa Cruz, but it expends a lot of money.

The latest grandiose plans to make Santa Cruz Ave in to miniature Santana Row is another one in the ideas on how to change things without much real thought. Make parking more difficult or less convenient, and we will go elsewhere - depend on it.


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