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Bike lanes

From: domainremoved <Steven>
Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:45:46 -0700

Dear Council,

I am an avid bicyclist. Tomorrow morning I will ride the 65-mile Tour de Menlo. I am opposed to a bike lane on ECR.

It’s a really bad idea.

There will be a significant number of accidents from bicyclists versus cars entering ECR from driveways and side streets.

Some of those side streets have a significant amount of traffic. Some of those drivers are in a hurry and are not paying attention.

Not all of my bicycling colleagues stop or even slow down at intersections. Nobody slows down at a driveway.

There has to be a better plan for north-south bicycle traffic in Menlo Park because this plan is a blueprint for disaster.


Steven Machtinger, MD
Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Stanford
Resident of Menlo Park since 1980
Received on Fri Aug 21 2015 - 19:44:25 PDT

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