The Transportation Division enhances safety and mobility in Palo Alto’s transportation system while protecting environmental resources and preserving the community's quality of life.

The Transportation Division is responsible for Parking Management, Traffic Operations in the City, the Bicycle System, Area Transportation Studies, Public Transit Service, Regional Transportation activities, the Shuttle System, and Neighborhood Traffic Calming.

Last Updated: Jul 24, 2017
Neighborhood Traffic Safety & Bicycle Boulevard Projects - Phase I

July 24, 2017 - Design progress on the first phase of Neighborhood Traffic Safety and Bicycle Boulevard Projects.

Citywide Engineering and Traffic Speed Surveys

December 8, 2016 - The updated Engineering and Traffic Surveys are intended to serve as the basis for the establishment and enforcement of speed limits for certain street segments within the City of Palo Alto. Staff is proposing to gather community input on alternatives to raising speed limits where dictated by the results of the surveys, and will return to the City Council for action in mid-2017.

Shuttle Information

News ImageApril 10, 2017 - Palo Alto's Shuttle is free, open to everyone and wheelchair accessible.

Palo Alto Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee

July 28, 2017 - Palo Alto Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee is a citizen advisory committee which reports to the Chief Transportation Official.

Bicycle & Pedestrian Transportation Plan

May 7, 2014 - The Palo Alto Bicycle Transportation Plan was adopted in July 2012.

Transportation Frequently Asked Questions

March 20, 2007 - Frequently asked questions about traffic calming, commuting, stop signs, crosswalks, parking, traffic signals, signs and truck routes.