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Re: Ravenswood - Alma intersection (RR crossing)

From: domainremoved <Kirsten>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:28:48 -0700

Hi Michael,

Thank you for this suggestion. It is something we have not discussed to
date, but could in the future.

On Wednesday, March 25, 2015, MICHAEL A. TAYLOR <COACHT_at_(domainremoved)

> Dear Council.
> I have been a concerned citizen since moving to Menlo Park in 1990. I
> appreciate the hard work you and City staff do in order to provide for our
> quality of life. I know better than to write to the entire Council in a
> single e-mail, but this is an important safety concern to me.
> A current issue you face is the intersection of Ravenswood and Alma (the
> rail crossing). I would like to reprise a suggestion I made during the
> master plan process for Burgess Park, and recommend Council consider
> closing Alma Street at the Library corner. I know you will face some
> opposition from the Linfield neighborhood, but this is important enough
> that I believe they will understand the need for improved safety measures.
> Simple bollards or temporary landscaping to block turns onto Alma would
> eliminate many of the problems at that crosswalk. Closing Alma could allow
> for additional parking or outdoor space near the Library and Gym. A trial
> period of six months would allow residents an opportunity to see if they
> approve of a permanent closure.
> Please consider this option in dealing with the current safety issues at
> that intersection.
> Thank you.
> Best Regards,
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Received on Thu Mar 26 2015 - 14:24:35 PDT

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