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Confusing bike trail leads to accident on Facebook campus

Original post made on Aug 21, 2012

Steven Lowenthal likes to bike to work. But the avid cyclist, who clocks up to 145 miles on weekend bike rides, found his commute to Foster City cut short on Aug.10.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 9:32 AM

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Posted by George Yang
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Aug 21, 2012 at 1:36 pm

As your candidate for State Assembly, former chair of the San Bruno Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee, and a concern resident of Belle Haven, I am sadden about what happened. For so time, Caltrans are supposed to put up signage that will clearly mark the bike routes in the Belle Haven area. But someone at the City and State level has to keep pushing them to keep their promises.

I will be that person.


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Posted by agree
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Aug 21, 2012 at 2:27 pm

I agree that that whole section of the Bay Trail needs to be fixed. Sometimes the trail is along the north side of Bayshore, but sometimes you have to cross the expressway to the south side. Biking past Facebook is confusing and dangerous in both directions. Then trying to bike from Facebook to Palo Alto involves a number of confusing turns through heavy traffic. The Menlo Park Bay Trail is pretty disappointing compared to the Bay Trail in Palo Alto and Mountain View.


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Posted by Carolyn Clarke
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Aug 22, 2012 at 12:56 am

This is unfortunate and just another example of why we need well marked signs on the east side.


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Posted by pedestrian
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:36 pm

Hopefully, this project will fix some of the problems with the Menlo Park Bay Trail: Web Link