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Menlo Park downtown plan heads to council

Original post made on May 1, 2012

The "p" word dominated discussion of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan at Monday night's Planning Commission meeting.
Actually, there were a lot of "p" words: paseo, pedestrian, project, plan, plaza, permit. But the one hurled around most often was "parking."

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, May 1, 2012, 8:40 AM

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Posted by Susannah, a resident of Menlo Park: Linfield Oaks
on May 1, 2012 at 12:17 pm

Would like to make sure that any underpasses, parking structures and alleyways have very good lighting and safety measures so people do not avoid them because of a perception of personal safety problems. The bike/pedestrian underpasses in downtown Palo Alto are not well enough lit and feel unsafe.


Posted by Doug, a resident of Atherton: West of Alameda
on May 1, 2012 at 12:19 pm

Yeah...makes a whole lot of sense..empty store fronts everywhere in a down economy. Lets make it worse and by building a bunch of stuff and limit parking all the while that's going on...yep..smart


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