Traffic

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This was the scene in downtown Menlo Park around 2:00 pm today. The lot is the one between Crane St. and Evelyn Ave. Do you think a lot of people have taken off for the Memorial Day weekend?

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Oak Grove bike route – Yea or Nay? – take the survey

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The Oak Grove Bike Route, which was installed on a trial basis last year, is currently being evaluated by the city of Menlo Park. The route was specifically designed to help students biking to Hillview and M-A get across El Camino safely and provides dedicated bike lanes along Oak Grove and University Avenue. The city […]

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Power outage in Atherton and west Menlo Park following early morning car accident

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Power was shut down in parts of Atherton and west Menlo Park early Sunday morning so that two men could be freed after their car slammed into a tree on Camino Al Lago. The vehicle had sheared off a power pole, and live electrical wires were resting on top of it, sparking and arcing from […]

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Downtown parking structure community meeting scheduled for April 16

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The Menlo Park community is invited to share input on potential uses of a downtown parking structure. Uses may include, but are not limited to, retail, entertainment, housing, etc. City staff is currently in the process of researching potential development opportunities. Staff will compile community feedback for an upcoming presentation to City Council. The meeting […]

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Shuttle changes to improve safety at Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange

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To address concerns about pedestrians continuing to walk across the Willow Road/U.S. 101 bridge, through the construction area, the pickup areas for the free shuttles (shuttles run 24 hour per day, 7 day per week) have been moved onto Willow Road where the sidewalks end and the shuttles will wait at these stops during peak […]

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Commute.org invites San Mateo County commuters to go green this spring

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Commute.org announced the 2018 Commuter Challenge for people who commute to, from or through San Mateo County. Between April 1st and May 31st, people who join the challenge and use alternative modes of transportation will be eligible to winprizes. Now in its 10th year, the Commuter Challenge encourages people to use alternative methods of transportation […]

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Student anti-gun violence march tomorrow morning will affect traffic in Atherton and Menlo Park

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To mark the one-month anniversary of the Florida school shooting, students from Menlo Atherton High School, Menlo School, and Sacred Heart School will be conducting a walk-out and protest march from Atherton to El Camino Park in Palo Alto Wednesday morning, March 14, starting about 10:15. On the M-A campus, the names of the Parkland […]

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Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists: Know what these street markings mean for a safer Menlo Park

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When we caught up with Jen Wolosin, who leads the Parents for Safe Routes project, our conversation turned to the various street markings pedestrians, cyclists and motorists encounter as they make their way across Menlo Park and neighboring communities. We live near a school so thought we understood the meaning of most markings. We were […]

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What’s going on with the new “senior zone” signs on Santa Cruz Avenue?

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Motorists and cyclists may have noticed new “senior zone” signs on Santa Cruz Avenue between Sand Hill Road and the “Y” where SCA and the Alameda split. We’d covered Ron Snow and the neighborhood organization, SAFE, last August and figured he’d know about the illuminated signs. We were correct. “The senior signs are rooted in […]

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Voice your transportation priorities at Get Us Moving San Mateo County Town Hall on Feb. 15

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Traffic? Potholes? Bike Paths? Tell us your transportation funding priorities. Join a Get Us Moving San Mateo County Town Hall at the Menlo Park Senior Center, 110 Terminal Ave., Menlo Park, CA 94025, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, to tell us what you think are the County’s critical transportation needs. Get Us Moving […]

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Bike safety week at Hillview Middle School kicks off with support from Parents for Safe Routes and MPPD

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Hillview Middle School is partnering with Parents for Safe Routes and the Menlo Park Police Department this week on bike safety. HAWK TV is running a series of safety tips/reminders all week — wear your helmet, no earbuds while riding, ride with traffic, etc. To kick the week off, Parents for Safe Routes targeted a […]

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