Courtesy Facebook — Among the design features of the proposed 962,400-square foot Facebook campus expansion are an effort to disguise cars with parking beneath the buildings as seen in this artist’s rendering.
judithm Courtesy Facebook — Among the design features of the proposed 962,400-square foot Facebook campus expansion are an effort to disguise cars with parking beneath the buildings as seen in this artist’s rendering.

As Facebook expands its mighty presence in Menlo Park, Calif., the firm's growth raises concerns that the tech company will drive up housing prices and clog the roads with traffic.

The growth of other tech companies adds to the fear being felt in Silicon Valley. Queenie Wong of the Bay Area News Group reports on what the boom means for the area. She reports:

Menlo Park isn't the only city that is struggling with housing and traffic woes. Cupertino is dealing with Apple's expansion and Mountain View has both Google and LinkedIn. The booming Bay Area job market fuels traffic throughout the entire region, making it a difficult problem for one city to solve.

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