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Re: Willows Cut-through Traffic

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 22:07:48 +0000

Hello,

Thank you for your email. I live in the Willows, too, and know exactly what
you are talking about. This issue will be on our next City Council agenda
Tuesday, February 28th, so that we may discuss how to address the serious
problems faced by neighbors in the Willows neighborhood.

I am happy to meet with you and other residents at Cafe Zoe at 11:00 am,
Sunday, February 26 to discuss these, or any other, concerns.

Kirsten,
Mayor of Menlo Park

On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 11:29 AM JD Kuchinski <john.kuchinski_at_(domainremoved)
wrote:

> To: Menlo Park City Council
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> city.council_at_(domainremoved)
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> From: JD and Monica Kuchinski
> 128 Blackburn Avenue
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> Hello, and first off, thank you for your time and service to our
> community. It is very much appreciated.
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> My wife and I are the parents of two young boys, ages 2 and 4 in the
> coming month, and we live at 128 Blackburn Avenue, directly across from the
> Baywood/Blackburn intersection. We'd like to request your help in
> addressing what we consider a serious safety issue: Willows cut-through
> traffic, which continues to worsen in 2017.
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> Willows Safe Streets is about increasing the safety of our streets by
> reducing the volume and speed of cut-through traffic in the Willows.
> Beyond the sheer number of cars cutting through our neighborhood, the speed
> and negligent manner in which they do so concerns us immensely (e.g. barely
> slowing at the intersection of Baywood/Blackburn, often times at a high
> rate of speed). Even while we watch our boys as they play in the front
> yard or ride their scooters on the sidewalk, we don't quite feel our
> children are safe, and we don't feel the cut-through problem is being
> addressed adequately.
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> As such, we request that the reduction of Willows cut-through traffic be a
> city transportation goal in 2017, and for resources to be specifically
> included in the city's 2017 work plan.
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> As a neighborhood we will work collaboratively with the City to support
> this work. My neighbors and I are intent on affecting meaningful change.
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> Regards.
>
> JD and Monica Kuchinski.
>
Received on Thu Feb 23 2017 - 14:11:26 PST

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