First Demonstration Project for The City of Menlo Park!
The City of Menlo Park held its first demonstration project to help the community visualize proposed projects. From October 2 to 4, a temporary bike lane on Chilco Street was installed between the railroad tracks and Hamilton Avenue. Residents, students, and workers had the opportunity to envision the new street design and share their feedback.
City staff also took bike counts during the 3 days, in the morning and afternoon to get a snapshot of the the bike lane usage. On average each morning, there were about 100 cyclists in the bike lane, including about 12 students.
The permanent bike lane will be installed by the end of the year. It will connect the Belle Haven neighborhood and destinations such as Bedwell Bayfront Park, the Bay Trail, and the new TIDE Academy High School. For more information, please contact Kevin Chen, Senior Transportation Engineer at the City of Menlo Park.