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Re: Gilbert Ave Traffic...

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:00:14 -0800

Hi Ester,

Thank you for your email. I live in the neighborhood and am very familiar
with the intersections and will speak with staff about this. Thank you.

On Monday, January 25, 2016, Ester Bugna <ester_bugna13_at_(domainremoved)

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> January 25, 2016
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> To: Menlo Park City Council members
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> FR: Ester Bugna
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> 441 Gilbert Ave.
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> Menlo Park, CA
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> RE: Gilbert Ave. Traffic
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> Dear Council Members
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> As a resident of Gilbert Ave. for > 45 years, I share the concerns about
> the current traffic situation. However, I suggest an expanded technical
> review be given to the proposed stop sign at the Central intersect. Once
> again it appears to perpetuate the non-logic of Gilbert Ave. stop sign
> placement resembling what exists at the “Marmona & driveway” intersect with
> Gilbert. The latter was part of a traffic-calming project some years ago
> that included a roundabout at Pope & Gilbert – a non-functional, flawed
> concept eventually removed.
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> Note: The Central intersect is a short block from a 3-way stop at Menalto.
> The Marmona stop is a short block from signal control at Willow.
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> I suggest a four-way stop at the Pope & Gilbert intersect which is mid-way
> would be more effective in controlling speed and promote safety. I have
> witnessed numerous “near accidents” at this location when drivers assume it
> is a four-way stop.
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> Your consideration is appreciated.
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> Sincerely
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> Ester Bugna
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Received on Tue Jan 26 2016 - 16:04:06 PST

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