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

From: domainremoved <Yee>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2016 11:57:21 -0800

Dear Kirsten,

Thank you for your interest in this issue. I really appreciate it.

Best,

Yee-Yie

Bes

On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:22 AM, Kirsten Keith <kkeith_at_(domainremoved)

> 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)
> wrote:
>
>> 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 - 12:02:19 PST

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