Commuting

Trial Transportation Demand Management Systems

2014 Transportation Demand Management Programs for City of Palo Alto Employees: As part of Council direction in early 2014, the City is piloting Rideshare apps and participating in the Caltrain Go Pass program.


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Free Shuttle Schedule
Palo Alto's Shuttle is free, open to everyone and wheelchair accessible.
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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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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.
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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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Way2Go Program
The City is encouraging the use of alternative transportation modes including walking, biking and the use of shuttles, buses and trains.
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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.
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Bicycling Improvement Form
Submit comments and suggestions for improving bicycling safety in Palo Alto.
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