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Re: Maloney Lane

From: domainremoved <Ann>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:57:53 -0800

Thank you!

On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 8:55 AM, Nagaya, Nicole H <nhnagaya_at_(domainremoved)
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> Hi Ms. Eisenberg,
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> Thank you for your message and for the feedback about Oak Grove at Maloney
> Lane. We will take a look at the intersection in the weeks after the New
> Year (when travel patterns and behavior is typical) to see if there are any
> changes recommended here.
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> Thanks and happy holidays,
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> Best,
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> Nikki
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> Nicole H. Nagaya, PE
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> Transportation Manager
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> City of Menlo Park
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> 650.330.6781 <(650)%20330-6781>
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> *City Hall will be closed starting Friday, December 23, 2016 for the
> holidays. We will reopen Monday, January 2, 2017. I will be also out of the
> office until Monday, January 9, 2017. *
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> *From:* Kirsten Keith [mailto:kkeith_at_(domainremoved)
> *Sent:* Monday, December 19, 2016 5:08 PM
> *To:* McIntyre, Alex D <admcintyre_at_(domainremoved)
> anneisenberg3_at_(domainremoved)
> *Subject:* Re: Maloney Lane
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> Hello Ann,
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> Thank you for your email. Alex, would you please let us know how we can
> make this a safer crossing? Perhaps implementing suggestions with better
> signage.
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> Best regards,
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> Kirsten
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> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 8:15 AM Ann Eisenberg <anneisenberg3_at_(domainremoved)
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> Dear City Council Members:
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> I live in downtown Menlo Park off of Hoover Street, near Oak Grove. I love
> where I live because I can walk everywhere.
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> I've become very concerned about cars making left hand turns from Oak
> Grove (West of El Camino) onto Maloney Lane (just before the post office
> and Piccolo Restaurant). The dividing line at this turn is a double yellow
> line, but cars turn anyway. Not only do they often block traffic turning
> off of El Camino onto Oak Grove as they wait to turn, when they do turn,
> they do quickly without looking for pedestrians crossing the roadway. I
> assume they are either heading to Santa Cruz Ave and do not want to make a
> U-turn on El Camino, or that they want to use the parking lot. Both could
> be accomplished if they went down another block or two to Chestnut or Crane.
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> Because I walk the neighborhood everyday, I've seen many near collisions.
> I've also seen a young boy on a bicycle get hit by a car.
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> We have the post office, a fire station, a busy El Camino intersection,
> bicycles and pedestrians. It's very congested. And often quite dangerous.
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> I know you are considering putting a bike lane on Oak Grove, and I fully
> support this. But please consider putting up signage or road barriers to
> prevent left hand turns onto Maloney Lane and left hand turns from Maloney
> Lane onto Oak Grove Ave.
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> Thank you for your time and for all you do for Menlo Park.
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> Ann Eisenberg
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Received on Thu Dec 22 2016 - 09:01:57 PST

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