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By Stuart Soffer

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About this blog: Growing up in Brooklyn, NY I lived in high-density housing and experienced transit-oriented services first hand. During high school and college summers I worked in Manhattan drafting tenant floor plans for high-rise office buildi...  (More)

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Menlo Saves: Predictability is a Two-Way Street
Apr 7, 2014 8:07 am
Comments: 14 | Views: 2,432

I write this paragraph from 77th and Broadway. Looking out the window I see a great urban example: 3 traffic lanes in each direction, green median,... More
Menlo Saves: Optimizing Outcomes
Mar 19, 2014 4:04 pm
Comments: 11 | Views: 6,874

(Or, Wrestling with Menlo Park's Specific Plan for El Camino in a Nutshell)

The downtown plan is a case study in conflicting optimizations. We don't need to... More
Menlo Saves: A Retrospective on Ballot Measures in Menlo Park and Palo Alto
Feb 26, 2014 12:05 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,248

My first draft of this entry began last November, but morphed over time into multiple topics. For clarity I'll focus on history.

Last November Palo Alto voters... More
Reporting Live from MP Train Station Food Trucks: I predict that the sun will rise tomorrow.
Feb 19, 2014 6:58 pm
Comments: 7 | Views: 1,909

As a follow-on to my prior post:

Borrone's Market bar opens

and

... More
Reporting Live From Borrone’s MarketBar
Feb 13, 2014 9:24 pm
Comments: 0 | Views: 1,586

Today(Thursday) is opening day for the long-awaited Borrone's MarketBar – located between the Menlo Park train station and the foundational Café Borrone Mother... More
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