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Open Foothills Park to all? The costs are high, panel says

Original post made on Jul 29, 2020

More visitors -- regardless of ZIP code -- and the behaviors they exhibit would affect the health of Foothills Park, a panel of five experts said Tuesday before the Palo Alto Parks and Recreation Commission.

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Posted by resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Jul 29, 2020 at 11:48 am

If the cost is high, then make the admission charge high enough to pay for the costs. What is appropriate? $20 per car? $50? An appropriate admission charge will reduce the environmental impact as well as covering the costs.

Posted by Catherine
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jul 30, 2020 at 11:02 pm

Palo Alto has done everything it could to divert externalities to its neighbors, such as diverting two lanes of east-bound Sand Hill traffic toward Menlo Park, but has kept its Menlo Park neighbors out of its park. Shame!

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