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It’s Time To Fix The Broken Menlo Park Grade Separation Planning Process

There is compelling evidence that Menlo Park’s planning for grade separations has failed our entire community, not only the directly affected residents and...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Mar. 26, 2019
Last comment by peter, on May 24, 2019 at 5:21 am | 14 comments | 994 Views

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Street Parking Should NOT Be Removed For Bicyclists On Middle Avenue (Part 2)

In April the Menlo Park Complete Street Commission proposed that all street parking on Middle Avenue be banned between Olive and San Mateo and existing parking areas...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on May 21, 2019 at 12:50 pm | 8 comments | 666 Views

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Should Street Parking Be Removed On Middle For Bicyclists? (Part 1)

This is the first of two posts that deal with this topic. This one presents some facts, assumptions and trade-offs associated with a potential city project. I am...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Apr. 26, 2019
Last comment by click here, on May 20, 2019 at 11:11 pm | 11 comments | 612 Views

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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 Sam9850, on May 2, 2019 at 9:54 pm | 7 comments | 1987 Views

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New “Bike Lanes” On The East End Of Middle 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 Sam9850, on May 2, 2019 at 9:53 pm | 14 comments | 1233 Views

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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 Best assignment help USA, on Apr 26, 2019 at 3:40 am | 22 comments | 2643 Views

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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 192.168.1.1, on Apr 5, 2019 at 7:47 am | 11 comments | 2527 Views

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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 Samuel Y, on Mar 27, 2019 at 10:48 am | 10 comments | 3166 Views

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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 | 1979 Views

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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 | 4807 Views

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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 | 1292 Views

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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 | 2972 Views
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