Educating Student Bicyclists and Pedestrians Palo Alto has a history as a bicycle friendly town. In addition to having flat terrain and many bicycle facilities, some form of bicycle education has been offered in the Palo Alto Unified School District since the 1960s. [more]
Public Transit Choosing an alternative mode of travel to driving alone even once a week can save money, wear and tear on your vehicle, and helps keep the air clean. [more]
Bicycle Licenses The Palo Alto Municipal Code (Section 10.64.010) requires residents to license their bikes before riding on City streets and public property.
Way2Go Program The City is encouraging the use of alternative transportation modes including walking, biking and the use of shuttles, buses and trains. [more]
School Commute Corridors Network On October 27, 2003 the Palo Alto City Council adopted the School Commute Corridors Network. Council adoption of the School Commute Corridors Network is a statement of policy for the City of Palo Alto that principal school commute routes be given priority for public investment purposes and be accorded enhanced review as regards proposals for new commercial driveways and other street changes. [more]