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Re: Oak Grove Bike Route Pilot

From: domainremoved <Jennifer>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2017 15:42:25 -0700

Wow! Thank you!!!

On Thu, Apr 6, 2017 at 3:39 PM, Erik Burmeister <eburmeister_at_(domainremoved)
wrote:

> Dear Members of the City Council,
>
> As the incoming Superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, I
> am writing to express my sincere hope that the City Council will allow the
> Oak Grove Bike Route Pilot to move forward expediently.
>
> The safety of our children is our number one priority. Parents agonize
> about the decision to allow their kids to ride a bike to school in our area
> due to the risk factors related to traffic, space, awareness, education,
> and safety. As traffic becomes more congested and development continues to
> increase, it's essential that we provide safe routes for our children to
> get to and from school on a bike.
>
> As the leader of an organization that models a design approach to solving
> most challenges, I urge you to embrace a mindset of prototyping, testing,
> and reiterating. As I understand the process, the community has had, and
> will continue to have during the piloting, ample opportunity for input.
>
> I am not wedded to a solution; I do, however, prioritize child safety over
> all else. Please move forward with the Oak Grove Bike Route Pilot and allow
> the design process, with ongoing feedback and input from the community, to
> move forward.
>
> Sincerely,
> Erik Burmeister
>
> --
> *Erik Burmeister*
> *Assistant Superintendent*
> *Menlo Park City School District*
> 181 Encinal Avenue
> Atherton, CA 94027
> 650.321.7140 <(650)%20321-7140>
> *Follow me on Twitter..._at_(domainremoved)
>
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>
>
Received on Thu Apr 06 2017 - 15:47:59 PDT

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