Category Archives: Streets

Atherton Mayor demands a safer El Camino Real

Two women were struck by a Chevy Blazer SUV in a crosswalk while crossing El Camino Real at Isabella Avenue in Atherton around noon on September 30. One of the women was thrown 70 feet upon impact; both were sent … Continue reading

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New Vehicle Parking Policies for Downtown Palo Alto

Palo Alto is now studying ways to update its downtown parking policies to better manage growing business and residential development. Recent growth in both the number of downtown workers and retail businesses have increased demand for vehicle parking. Some residents … Continue reading

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Gil Penalosa presents Ciclovias in Palo Alto

Gil Peñalosa, Executive Director of the non-profit organization 8 – 80 Cities, gave an inspirational presentation to about 200 residents on Monday, June 4 at Cubberley Community Center in south Palo Alto. The event, co-sponsored by Greenbelt Alliance and the Grand Boulevard … Continue reading

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Menlo Park Transportation Commission Questions Facebook EIR Traffic Analysis

The Menlo Park Transportation Commission reviewed the Facebook Campus Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) Wednesday night, focusing on the assumptions related to the distribution of vehicle trips and Facebook’s proposed employee trip cap. Commissioner Charlie Bourne asked why the current distribution of … Continue reading

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Replace Community Garden with a Road?

Renovation projects for Palo Alto’s Main Library and Art Center, expected to be completed next year, will include additional meeting and study rooms, more efficient lighting, heating, and cooling systems, and expanded vehicle and bicycle parking. But one aspect of the project’s … Continue reading

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