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Tonight: Open house to discuss bike/pedestrian rail crossing in Menlo Park

Original post made on May 13, 2019

The city of Menlo Park is moving forward with plans to build a grade-separated bike and pedestrian rail crossing at Middle Avenue. It's hosting a meeting tonight (May 13) to get community feedback on early project designs.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, May 13, 2019, 10:45 AM

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Posted by Ms. B
a resident of Menlo-Atherton High School
on May 13, 2019 at 11:07 am

Bikes and pedestrians are not in danger crossing the train tracks - they are in danger crossing El Camino. This is a stupid expenditure of taxpayer dollars.

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Posted by MP Vet
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on May 13, 2019 at 9:45 pm

Schmidt is [portion removed; if you can't be civil, don't post on this forum]. His opinions are useless. This isn’t news.

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Posted by voice of reason
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on May 14, 2019 at 2:19 am

Actually, Schmidt is the voice of reason here. The crossing at the creek is already elevated so when the crossing at Ravenswood is fully elevated, as it should be, the bike/ped tunnel will be able to pass under the tracks at grade. Now that we have district elections in Menlo Park, the council need not be paralyzed by a few people in District 3 with train tracks in their back yard.

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