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Safety Issue

From: domainremoved <RHODA>
Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2014 23:02:23 -0800

To Council members
I write to you because of a deep concern I have for the middle school students at Hillview Middle School. I am a Menlo Park property owner and the grandparent of two children in your school system.

I fear that Hillview students walking or riding a bike on Santa Cruz Avenue is an accident waiting to happen. The fact that these students have no sidewalk on which to walk (south side of street east of the school) is extremely dangerous. In addition, I believe there should be additional traffic lights that function before and after school, crossing guards and that cross walks should have blinkers that activate when someone wants to cross i
the street.

These are but a few of the safety suggestions I can offer. Automobiles drive too fast on Santa Cruz Avenue, many young middle schoolers walk or bike and I am very fearful that there will be an accident. I hope that you will be pro active and minimize the risk for such a tragedy occurring.

Thank you for taking this issue up for discussion.
Rhoda Grumet
Received on Mon Feb 24 2014 - 23:02:06 PST

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