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East Palo Alto activists say Menlo Park omitted key letter from Facebook expansion study

Original post made on Jul 7, 2016

Something is missing from the almost 5,000 pages of text detailing how the environment would be affected by Facebook's plans to build three 75-foot-tall buildings (two offices and a hotel), and add an estimated 6,550 employees to Menlo Park.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, July 7, 2016, 1:20 PM

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Posted by police ask questions
a resident of Southgate
on Jul 7, 2016 at 6:37 pm

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Posted by Peter
a resident of Menlo Park
on Jul 7, 2016 at 9:31 pm

The wisest thing that could be done to reduce the already massive traffic problem near Facebook would be to somehow make use of the abandoned rail line that runs right behind Facebook. Connect the line to Caltrans or better yet, put in a Bart station there. That will be the best solution, but not one that will happen overnight, even if money could be found to build the station.

Posted by Roger Overnaut
a resident of Evergreen Park
on Jul 7, 2016 at 11:14 pm

"... the very group that actually almost took (your) city to court ... and compelled you to approve a housing element and to put money on the table so people could develop affordable housing ... Their letter was not included?"

Obviously this group neither acts like, or is regarded as, a team player. What did it expect?

Posted by JO
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jul 10, 2016 at 7:30 pm

Lost opportunity for EPA. Sorry, but its too late......
Traffic, traffic , traffic....blah, blah, blah....
As long it is not "murder capital" - I'm happy (despite traffic)

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