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Content having to do with SantaCruz/Alameda Corridor

August 18, 2018

The Almanac published an article about our recent Safet Petitions to make improvements to safety on Santa Cruz Ave to address the most dangerous features on this section of roadway.  The article provides some background as to the petition and the emense support from the community.  Article by Kate Bradshaw.

August 18, 2018

InMenlo published an article about our effort to reduce speed along Santa Cruz and Alameda de las Pulgas.  This provides some background as to how and why the 25 mph speed limit was established. 

August 8, 2018

 The northbound Santa Cruz Ave roadway in West Menlo Park where Alameda de las Pulgas begins and Santa Cruz veers right (the intersection known as the Y) poses several critical safety issues.  In August 2017, members of our local community provided San Mateo County a Safety Issues Report that documented these problems and recommended possible solutions.

August 8, 2018

 Safer Palo Alto Way CrosswalkThe petition for a pedestrian activated light at Palo Alto W

July 17, 2018

Petition to Address Critical Safety Issue at
Alameda de las Pulgas and Santa Cruz Ave
West Menlo Park

TO:  San Mateo Board of Supervisors and Department of Public Works

 Critical Safety Issue:

July 17, 2018

Petition to Install
Pedestrian Activated Crosswalk Traffic Light
at Palo Alto Way and Santa Cruz Ave
West Menlo Park

TO:  San Mateo Board of Supervisors and Department of Public Works

 

Issue and Background:

July 16, 2018

This webpage pertains to the Alameda de las Pulgas lane change from 4 lanes to a 3 lane configuration. It is an on-going evolution being shaped by community input and concerns.

June 24, 2018

This section is a work in progress. Please use the comment section at the bottom of the page to ask questions, state concerns, ideas, or any other constructive feedback.

June 24, 2018

About this Information

This information paper on a 4 lane to 3 lane road diet was created by the Federal Highway Administration for the purpose of reporting the findings from their research.

June 23, 2018

About this Section

This paper on a 4 lane to 3 lane road diet was created by the Federal Highway Administration for the purpose of reporting the finding from their research. It is copied here with minor adjustments to show photos directly relating to Alameda de las Pulgas, that short section from Santa Cruz Ave to just before Avy Ave in West Menlo Park, California.

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