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Re: Petition to increase the safety of the crosswalk on Santa Cruz Ave at Lemon

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2016 08:22:20 -0800

Hello Yee,

Thank you for your email.

I am familiar with this issue and have spoken with residents who want more
safety here, too.

Nikki, would you please tell us where we are in the process for increasing
safety at this intersection?

Thank you.

On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, Yee Yie Fogarty <ylieskovsky_at_(domainremoved)

> Dear members of the City Council and Nikki Nagaya:
>
> We are writing to request that you prioritize the use of funds to improve
> the safety conditions of the crosswalk on Santa Cruz Ave at Lemon. We
> understand that it is one of the intersections being considered for
> installation of either the in-pavement lighted crosswalk system or a Rapid
> Rectangular Flashing Beacon (RRFB) system. We understand that each system
> costs approximately $15,000 to install.
>
> We are concerned about this highly used crosswalk and the ability for
> residents to cross the street without danger from the many cars moving very
> quickly (some of them speeding) on Santa Cruz Ave. Many of these drivers do
> not comply with the current crosswalk sign, which is partially hidden by
> tree branches. There are many residents using this crosswalk, such as
> retirees, parents with small children, and unattended children going to
> Hillview or Oak Knoll. This is a complex site with vehicles coming from 4
> directions that are all frantically trying to make left turns or go
> straight. Furthermore, this crosswalk is designated as one of the
> suggested bike routes for Hillview School.
>
> The undersigned residents from Menlo Park (addresses available upon
> request) request that you prioritize this improvement and allocate the
> funds needed to increase the safety of this crosswalk. Menlo Park families
> will be very grateful.
>
> Best regards,
>
> 1. Yee-Yie and Patrick Fogarty
>
> 2. Suzanne Gallie
>
> 3. Shane and Kristin Stent
>
> 4. Kristin Cashin
>
> 5. Amy Thornborrow
>
> 6. Monica Tompkins
>
> 7. Cissi Hansen
>
> 8. Ahsi Lieskovsky Peyton
>
> 9. Nan Crawford
>
> 10. Yuri Minn
>
> 11. Yvonne Fulchiron Schmidt
>
> 12. Bjorn Carey
>
> 13. Karen Wang
>
> 14. Ashley Honerkamp
>
> 15. Jo Bell Whitlach
>
> 16. Lan Haarmann
>
> 17. Kimberly Gehant
>
> 18. Marcelo Rio
>
> 19. Tamara Russel
>
> 20. Wayne Wackerman
>
> 21. Lindsey Hutchinson
>
> 22. Mayura Garg
>
> 23. Jill Layman
>
> 24. Jennifer Pollack
>
> 25. Hallie Colorado
>
> 26. Mike and Maureen Demoss
>
> 27. Carrie Jenkins
>
> 28. Yukon Lam
>
> 29. Joshua Toub
>
> 30. Bill Kirsch
>
> 31. Michelle Sasson
>
> 32. Kelli and Michael Agnich
>
> 33. Katharine Sherwin
>
> 34. Sue Kayton
>
> 35. Thomas Weiser
>
> 36. Amy Beim
>
> 37. Steve Cadigan
>
> 38. Mary Jo McCarthy
>
> 39. Susan Barker
>
> 40. Kristine Lyng
>
> 41. Rhonda Bucklin
>
> 42. Raydean Randlett
>
> 43. David and Dolores Glendon
>
> 44. Karinne Collinsworth
>
> 45. Horace and Betsy Nash
>
> 46. Shelly Parsons
>
> 47. David and Dolores Glendon
>
> 48. Amy and Grady Burnett
>
> 49. Jennifer and Paul Roberts
>
> 50. Frances and John Maletis
>
> 51. Rhoda Grumet
>
> 52. Roberta and Joseph W. Carcione, Jr.
>
> 53. Jill Morgan
>
> 54. John Brown
>
> 55. Lorie Campi
>
>
>
>
>
Received on Wed Mar 09 2016 - 08:26:47 PST

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