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Creating A More Vibrant Menlo Park

By Dana Hendrickson

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About this blog: My wife and I moved to central Menlo Park in 1985 where we have raised two sons. A retired high-tech executive, I now actively participate in local and national community service programs. I am the founder and director of Rebuil...  (More)

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Can Menlo Park Save Its Downtown? Reinvent It? – Part 1
May 11, 2020 5:02 pm
Comments: 28 | Views: 4,307

What lies ahead?

That’s the big question now on everyone’s mind, including those who live, shop and work in Menlo Park. Last week in the afternoon,... More
Hallelujah! "Real Facts" Still Matter To The Menlo Park City Council
Jan 16, 2020 11:52 am
Comments: 2 | Views: 2,913

This week I watched the Menlo Park City Council approve the study of a promising approach to eliminating the ground-level rail crossings at Ravenswood, Oak Grove... More
Expect Years of Unprecedented Traffic Congestion and More Empty Storefronts
Nov 11, 2019 6:49 pm
Comments: 17 | Views: 2,922

This title is not clickbait. It is a reasonable projection of what will occur in Menlo Park over the next decade. Often the solution to a problem actually makes... More
Menlo Park Can Learn A Lot About Community-Driven Grade Separation Planning from Palo Alto (Part 1)
Oct 14, 2019 4:06 pm
Comments: 3 | Views: 2,339

Neighboring cities Menlo Park and Palo Alto use strikingly different planning processes for new major civic projects like parking structures and grade separations,... More
Let's Improve Biking In Downtown Menlo Park - Now
Aug 8, 2019 4:32 pm
Comments: 18 | Views: 2,608

Bike lanes are the gold standard for building bike networks. They dedicate a space to biking and separate bicyclists from motorists using buffers, and often, physical... More
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