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CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

Menlo Park Needs A Fully Elevated Rail System "Downtown"

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

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Jan. 28, 2019
Last comment by jeff, 19 hours ago | 39 comments | 2161 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

El Camino Is Rapidly Becoming The Bright New Face of Menlo Park

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...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Mar. 14, 2019
Last comment by Dagwood, on Mar 19, 2019 at 10:34 am | 8 comments | 1783 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

No One Wants A Train Viaduct Overshadowing Their Backyard

So why bring up this subject? Because for years a small, well-organized neighborhood group of vocal Menlo Park residents has persistently and heatedly claimed a...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Jan. 21, 2019
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Mar 17, 2019 at 12:03 pm | 7 comments | 1399 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

New Middle Avenue “Bike Lanes” Should Please Everyone

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...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Feb. 26, 2019
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Mar 14, 2019 at 9:28 pm | 14 comments | 921 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

Who Will You Blame For This Coming Menlo Park Disaster?

Traffic congestion remains the number one complaint of Menlo Park residents. And our city government, like us, feels helpless, as it cannot stem the growth of vehicles...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by billy, on Mar 3, 2019 at 7:00 am | 14 comments | 4579 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

Please Stop Wagging Menlo Park!

(Who gets to decide the future of our downtown) “Opponents of the viaduct alternative almost succeeded in getting this option eliminated by the city...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Feb. 4, 2019
Last comment by jim, on Mar 3, 2019 at 6:59 am | 6 comments | 1749 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

What Should Be Menlo Park’s Strategic Priorities?

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...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Feb. 11, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Feb 15, 2019 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1106 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

Menlo Park Bike Network Plans Lack Vision And Boldness

My friends and family know how much I love to ride my bike, especially when streets are dry and daytime temperatures rise to at least 65 degrees, and many join me...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Jan. 6, 2019
Last comment by Other view, on Jan 9, 2019 at 11:24 pm | 9 comments | 1841 Views

CREATING A VIBRANT DOWNTOWN

Do NOT Expect A Downtown Parking Garage In Menlo Park During Our Lifetime

December is the worst time to look for a place to park downtown. As I circled the parking plazas a fourth time on a recent afternoon - competing with dozens of other...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Dec. 28, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jan 4, 2019 at 3:25 pm | 17 comments | 2383 Views
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