Town Square

Post a New Topic

Menlo Park: El Camino traffic lights synchronized again

Original post made on Feb 26, 2013

Good news at last: The traffic lights along El Camino Real in Menlo Park are back in sync as Caltrans finishes its final repairs to the signal system.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, February 26, 2013, 9:06 AM

Comments (6)

Posted by Arthur , a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 26, 2013 at 3:58 pm

Three month delay due to "Freezing weather"...really?...:).


Posted by Sybille, a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:31 am

It's about time! (And I am "only" a bicyclist.)


Posted by new guy, a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Feb 28, 2013 at 11:15 am

I am not noticing any difference yet, other than a long back up at the alma light in PA.


Posted by my experience, a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on Mar 1, 2013 at 8:39 am

I generally avoid El Camino because it's so miserable. But last night at 9 pm -- with traffic pretty light -- decided to check out the newly synchronized lights on a trip back from Palo Alto. Shock and wonder: every single light turned red just before I arrived. I trip that should have taken about 90 seconds took five minutes. Plus ša change...


Posted by Donald, a resident of another community
on Mar 1, 2013 at 2:04 pm

Boulder, Colorado has lights that will turn red for speeders or stay green for law-obeying drivers.


Posted by Menlo Voter, a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Mar 1, 2013 at 7:07 pm

Donald:

traffic is lighter in Boulder.


If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Services, Dining and Shopping Downtown in Palo Alto
By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 2,276 views

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,021 views

What is the new couple's paradigm these days?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,200 views

A Street Fair by Any Other Name
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 586 views

Separate Entrances for BMR and Market Rate Apartments?
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 334 views