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New parking fee, lower visitor cap on the horizon at Foothills Park

Original post made on Jan 21, 2021

After seeing a spike in visits to Foothills Park, the Palo Alto City Council moved on Tuesday to sharply curtail the number of people who can enter the scenic preserve.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 2:34 PM

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Posted by Fee doesn't seem fair
a resident of Portola Valley: Central Portola Valley
on Jan 21, 2021 at 3:54 pm

Fee doesn't seem fair is a registered user.

I haven't yet been to visit Foothills Park, and I'm looking forward to being able to do so. I also understand the need to limit the number of visitors. However, a parking fee seems to unfairly affect people with less means. $6 might not seem like much, but that could be lunch for a child.

Posted by Menlo Voter.
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jan 21, 2021 at 7:14 pm

Menlo Voter. is a registered user.


there are parks one can go for free, so a child won't go hungry.

Posted by Roy Thiele-Sardiña
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on Jan 22, 2021 at 2:18 pm

Roy Thiele-Sardiña is a registered user.

my take is charge non Palo Alto residents 25$ per day to use the park and Palo Alto residence a nominal amount. they paid to build the park and the others didn't,

Quite frankly they should charge Los Altos Hills residents $100 for rejecting helping pay for the original park...[Portion removed due to disrespectful comment or offensive language]


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