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Move forward with the Oak Grove Bike Route Pilot

From: domainremoved <Anna-Karin>
Date: Fri, 7 Apr 2017 18:22:16 +0000 (UTC)

Hello Council Members,

We are a family of five who live between the schools our kids attend; MCC, Encinal and Hillview. Our kids all bike to school. Coming from Europe, I cannot believe the traffic jam we bike past every day. Menlo Park is such a wonderful, small community yet parents are scared of sending their kids to school on bikes. Instead, the roads are clogged with SUVs and cars, blocking the vision and creating a hazardous environment for the bikers. If we can get a transition from car to bike, the routes will be better for everyone.

Having a kid bike to school gets them a great start to the day. They get some exercise, they get some fresh air, they gain independence, and they get a blank canvas mind.

Let's help parents and kids feel safe biking to school by providing them with a bike route. It will be better for everyone - bikers, car/SUV drivers, kids and parents alike! To improve our society, we have to look to maximize utility for the greatest number of community members. 

Thank you!
The Wettermarks1409 Laurel Street
Received on Fri Apr 07 2017 - 11:30:38 PDT

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