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Menlo Park: Activists urge Willow Road changes to keep kids safe

Original post made on Mar 19, 2018

Members of Belle Haven Action, a nonprofit focused on addressing problems in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, are worried about kids' safety as they commute to and from school across U.S. 101 and along Willow Road.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, March 19, 2018, 2:20 PM

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Posted by resident
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Mar 19, 2018 at 4:10 pm

Menlo Park is a civilized city. We must do better for our kids.


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Posted by EMP
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Mar 19, 2018 at 11:34 pm

There is pedestrian bridge not far away from Williw. Pedestrian, Karl... Thise "kids" just lazy to walk extra to be safe.
Let me guess: its again Zuk's fault ... right?


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Posted by kbehroozi
a resident of Menlo Park: Suburban Park/Lorelei Manor/Flood Park Triangle
on Mar 20, 2018 at 9:23 am

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These kids are walking at least 1.5 miles to school each day. You really want to call them lazy?!

We need to fix this.


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Posted by Bike Bridge Far From Willow
a resident of Menlo Park: Belle Haven
on Mar 20, 2018 at 4:13 pm

The bike bridge is halfway between Willow Road and Marsh Road. It can easily add 1.5 miles to the route. Web Link


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Posted by Cayo
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Mar 20, 2018 at 5:12 pm

Dear EMP: The pedestrian bridge is NOT advisable, it poses a threat of isolation, there have been attacks and rapes along that bridge for decades. How safe to you feel there? Please, let's add a shuttle bus more often.


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Posted by Jen Wolosin
a resident of Menlo Park: South of Seminary/Vintage Oaks
on Mar 21, 2018 at 3:42 pm

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Thank you, Belle Haven Action, for your advocacy on this issue.