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Re: Dutch intersection--improving safety at Middlefield x Willow Rd.

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:49:14 +0000

Thanks for sharing! Looks Interesting and I’ll check out the Davis example
the next time I take my daughter there.

On Wed, Mar 28, 2018 at 9:45 AM Lydia W. Lee <lydiawlee_at_(domainremoved)

> Dear councilmembers,
>
> The Transportation Master Plan, one of the city's six top priorities, is a
> great opportunity to look at our streets holistically and improve safety
> for bicyclists and pedestrians. I hope that the TMP toolkit will include
> the latest innovations in bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, including
> the "Dutch" intersection. Here is a quick overview:
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlApbxLz6pA
>
> Davis installed one a couple of years ago:
>
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlHMVTo_qog
>
> The TMP Oversight Committee is currently reviewing a detailed list of
> possibilities for the Willow Corridor and the Bayfront Corridor. Included
> in the list is a redesign of the intersection of Middlefield and Willow, in
> order to make it more friendly to bicyclists and pedestrians. There's a
> great opportunity to create better connections between the Willows
> neighborhood and downtown Menlo by improving this intersection. Why not
> consider a Dutch intersection here?
>
> I hope to discuss this at a public TMP meeting soon, but I saw that the
> TMP is on the agenda for tonight's meeting, so wanted to speak up now.
>
> Thanks in advance for your consideration!
>
> Lydia Lee
> MP Complete Streets Commissioner
>
>
> --
Best regards,

Kirsten Keith,
Councilmember and former Mayor, City of Menlo Park
Received on Wed Mar 28 2018 - 05:51:36 PDT

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