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Re: Thank you for creating a place for people in our downtown business district

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2015 15:22:19 -0700

Hi Cindy,

Thank you for your email and I'm glad that you enjoy the park. Cheers.

On Tuesday, September 15, 2015, Cindy <clwelton_at_(domainremoved)

> Hello Council Members-
>
> I wanted to THANK YOU for installing the paseo in downtown Menlo Park.
> Every time I'm in our downtown business district I see people of all ages
> enjoying the space. It's so wonderful to have this place for people to sit
> and enjoy our beautiful climate, family-oriented city, various activities
> and each other.
>
> This "experiment is scheduled to end September 30, but I encourage you to
> make this 'place for people to gather' a permanent installation. For some
> ideas on low cost, effective and attractive options here is an example
> plaza that was just done in NYC. Note that no coverings of any kind were
> done on the street.
>
> http://www.streetsblog.org/2015/09/14/watch-new-yorkers-using-the-33rd-street-plaza-with-streetfilms/
>
> This kind of public space is such a fun and creative way to re-imagine our
> downtown, use existing infrastructure to serve everyone and connect our
> community in a positive way. I love it and would like to see more
> projects/experiments like this!
>
> Respectfully-
> Cindy Welton
> Vice Chair, Menlo Park Bicycle Commission
>
> PS - The big STOP signs are great! I hope you make them permanent, too.
>
>
>
Received on Thu Sep 17 2015 - 15:21:46 PDT

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