Did Embarcadero Road needed paving 3 years ago?
Original post made by Sardar Patel on Feb 28, 2007
Traveling on Embarcadero Road is woefully bumpy.
I suggest we donate a begging bowl to City of Palo Alto so they can get the 3 million dollars that they need for basic infrastructure repairs.
Actually most of the budget is drained by the "Massive Employment" and benefits that the city provides. What a world. I am being told that the City of Palo Alto is eager to tell folks around the world that it is doing a GREAT job. I suggest that more people in the world should know that we are here trying to buy a begging bowl.
on Feb 28, 2007 at 1:29 pm
I have not seen any resurfacing done on Embarcadero between El Camino and Middlefield in forty years!! Patching yes, resurfaciing no. And if you think that is bad, try driving the length of Seale, Hamilton, Forest, and dreadful Waverley. Guinda between University and Homer is a disaster - and now Guinda is all torn up to lay pipes. Guida is scheduled for resurfacing --are your ready for this.... 2011. Take another street and protect the auto alignment and balancing.
It is too bad that Gary Fazzino's pleas when he was on Council to undergroud the unsightly
telephone poles went where many good suggestions go. The wastebasket. Embarcadero is one of the city's
major pipelines, and it is a disgrace with unkempt yards,, falling down fences, and student rentals that are "Animal House" personified. One resident puts out old furniture for anyone to pick up, and some people whose homes face Kingsley leave recycle and garbage cans out all week. Another resident in 'outer Embarcadero' has a garage sale almost weekly.
on Feb 28, 2007 at 1:54 pm
There is no question that Embarcadero is very hard on our cars. It would be really nice if this could be fixed and resurfaced. Certain others streets are in really bad shape, I guess we are used to it and just accept this and go on day after day-
on Feb 28, 2007 at 2:13 pm
Embarcadero Road is a disgrace. I drive it every day taking my child to Paly and I feel as though I've been transported to a third-world country.
However, if Embarcadero were repaved, I'm sure that the Public Works department would find some reason to immediately tear it back up as they do for every other newly repaved road. I vote that we delegate governance of Palo Alto to Sunnyvale, which appears to know how to provide superior services while using far less money.