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Palo Alto launches contest for bike bridge design

Original post made on Jun 25, 2013

Palo Alto leaders want their new bike bridge to be many things -- elegant, eco-friendly, unique, eye-catching, and above all affordable. On Monday, the council decided that the best way to get to the winning look is through a design competition.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 9:56 PM

Comments (2)

Posted by john, a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Jun 25, 2013 at 10:33 pm

Wish they had put up a design contest for the Mitchell Park library instead of that fugly money sucking albatross that has been under contraction forever.


Posted by Resident, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 26, 2013 at 8:23 am

The point is that this will be just another bridge over 101. If it works well and is completed in a timely fashion, it will be invisible. If it fails to work well or takes too long, it will be another Mitchell Park library.


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