Commuting

Shuttle Information
Palo Alto's Shuttle is free, open to everyone and wheelchair accessible.
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Middlefield Road Striping Update
Travel down Middlefield Road between Embarcadero Road and Oregon Expressway? You probably noticed the smooth pavement and new road striping, including something a little different: a new two-way bike lane, or cycle track, painted on the roadway between the two North California Avenue intersections.
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Middlefield Rd/ N California Ave Complete Streets
As part of our continuing efforts to create complete streets and implement the Palo Alto Bicycle + Pedestrian Transportation Plan, the City of Palo Alto actively seeks to improve accommodations for active transportation users when resurfacing city streets.
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Bicycle & Pedestrian Transportation Plan
The Palo Alto Bicycle Transportation Plan was adopted in July 2012.
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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.
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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.

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