Transportation

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: Aug 19, 2016
Neighborhood Traffic Safety & Bicycle Boulevard Projects

December 8, 2016 - Design progress on Neighborhood Traffic Safety and Bicycle Boulevard Projects.
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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.
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Shuttle Information

News ImageNovember 1, 2016 - Palo Alto's Shuttle is free, open to everyone and wheelchair accessible.
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Downtown Residential Preferential Parking Program – Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

April 27, 2015 - Downtown RPP - FAQ's
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Wideload Permits

January 5, 2011 - Oversized Vehicle Permit Procedures
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Bicycle Advisory Committee (PABAC)

November 16, 2016 - The Palo Alto Bicycle Advisory Committee is a citizen advisory committee which reports to the Chief Transportation Official.
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Churchill Avenue Multi-Modal Improvements

October 1, 2015 - The City is advancing improvements on the Churchill Avenue corridor.
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Rail Corridor Task Force Useful Links

December 15, 2010 - Useful Links


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Transportation Frequently Asked Questions

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