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Suggest consideration adopting a more non-LOS planning metric, like Form Bases Code Planning, which is a VMT based metric

Burlingame already has a Vision Zero Public Works....a VMT based metric. Missing is a VMT Public Works metric, of which SB743 mandates the move away from LOS to VMT…

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Noticed had forgotten to mention CalWater, who donated the use of their facility at Poplar and Delaware and Recology who donated trash containers

Plus their staff helping through the whole day

THANK YOU !!!

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Thank you San Mateo Public Works and he many sponsors many donations in funds and prizes offered for the likes of : “most cigarette butts picked up”, “largest group”, and many more categories

Thank you Mayor Papan, Councilman Bonilla, PW director Underwood and the WONDERFUL city staf…

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BenToy commented on Memories of San Mateo

More from memory and leave their location to best guesses where in downtown...

City Of Paris
St Mathews Catholic Church
Ben Franklin 5 & dime
Lucky’s super market
City Hall
Police Department
YouTube
Thrifty’s
Peninsula Ballet
Hibernia Bank
B…

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Most do not know that there are three groups using the Work Resource Center. Only one group is responsible for most issues, but there are issues with one other group

Day Laborers was the original purpose. Complaints from nearby residents of loitering, urination/defecation, etc. on thei…

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We are almost 2 decades into the 21st Century and so many are still trying to stay in the 20th Century with all of the laws/ordinances/etc. that were drafted/passed employing LOS metrics

It took us over 100 years to build up this LOS based society of Bedroom Communities that require d…

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Thank you Sue for doing this and will be saving each of your interviews, along with whatever others can get my hands on

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CHSR…Sue, you and I have had a few ‘discussions’ over this

A fading dream of mine…tunnel for CHSR/local CalTrain/Freight ‘down there’ and turn the surface RR line into a 47 mile pedestrian/bicycle tree lined, green belt from SF to SJ

Leave the train stations as is, but with eleva…

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BenToy commented on Old downtown San Mateo

Reminiscing of the ‘good old days’ as an 8 year old riding through downtown to go fishing on the San Mateo Creek. Drop off point was by the bridge on Baywood Ave (we used to jump off of it during the winter/spring time, when the water was high

Caught trout, frogs and turtles using Velv…

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BenToy commented on A stay-at-home dad

Great article and agree with everything you have listed about Ken

Have worked with Ken on many committees and have learned much from Ken’s knowledge and his connections throughout the SF Bayarea

Ken has my vote and support in his bid for the SM/FC school board