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Re: Enforcement Issues

From: domainremoved <Jennifer>
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2017 12:17:18 -0800

I'm writing to follow up on the email below that I sent on October 16th

1. Increased enforcement at areas with kid endangerment ongoing violations,
2. A meeting with key stakeholders to discuss enforcement issues related to
Safe Routes.

Many parents (and community members) are coming to Parents for Safe Routes
with enforcement requests/concerns. We would like to discuss with law
enforcement the best way to channel this information to you, and what
community members can expect in regards to a response/follow-up.

Thank you for your time,

On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:14 AM, Jennifer Wolosin <jenwolosin_at_(domainremoved)

> Dear Law Enforcement Officials,
> Parents for Safe Routes sees a need for increased traffic enforcement
> around Menlo Park, especially during school commute hours. We are seeing
> cars not stopping at crosswalks, cars rolling through stop signs, cars
> stopping in "no stopping zones", cars speeding and a lot of cell phone
> usage (a lot of this is among parents). While it is our hope that we can
> help remind our neighbors to self-enforce, in the meantime, we need your
> help.
> Example of areas of great concern include:
> - Olive between Middle and Santa Cruz
> - Santa Cruz Avenue and Sharon Road
> We also realize that kids and those on bikes are also exhibiting a great
> deal of bad behavior (no helmets, riding on the wrong side of the street,
> not stopping at stop signs, etc.). One area, among many, we are seeing this
> is at Bay Road and Del Norte. While we appreciate the bike rodeo at
> Hillview that Officer Mary Ferguson is planning, we welcome even more
> collaboration among law enforcement, parents and the schools. We need to
> teach our young ones at an early age to establish appropriate behaviors
> moving forward.
> Parents for Safe Routes would welcome a meeting between law enforcement
> and our parent advocacy group so we can work together to help improve the
> safety conditions on our streets.
> Thank you for your consideration.
> Sincerely,
> Jen
> --
> *Jen Wolosin*
> Parents for Safe Routes
> www.parents4saferoutes.org
> jen_at_(domainremoved)
> 415.710.5838 <(415)%20710-5838>

*Jen Wolosin*
Parents for Safe Routes
Received on Thu Nov 09 2017 - 12:22:04 PST

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