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Creating a Vibrant Downtown

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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El Camino Is Rapidly Becoming The Bright New Face of Menlo Park
Mar 14, 2019 4:07 pm
Comments: 8 | Views: 1,619

It’s been a long time coming, but a welcome transformation of the El Camino business district in Menlo Park is now well underway, especially on the east side... More
New Middle Avenue “Bike Lanes” Should Please Everyone
Feb 26, 2019 3:49 pm
Comments: 14 | Views: 889

Installing new bike lanes in Menlo Park is always challenging. The streets where they make the most sense were not designed with them in mind, and they are often... More
What Should Be Menlo Park’s Strategic Priorities?
Feb 11, 2019 3:51 pm
Comments: 1 | Views: 1,084

The Menlo Park City Council is currently setting its top strategic priorities for the upcoming fiscal year, which starts July 1. Since our five-person city leadership... More
Please Stop Wagging Menlo Park!
Feb 4, 2019 12:36 pm
Comments: 6 | Views: 1,721

(Who gets to decide the future of our downtown)

“Opponents of the viaduct alternative almost succeeded in getting this option eliminated by the city... More
Menlo Park Needs A Fully Elevated Rail System "Downtown"
Jan 28, 2019 1:15 pm
Comments: 38 | Views: 2,115


In my last post, I promised to explain why I, and others, believe fully elevating tracks downtown is a far superior “grade separation”... More
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