Palo Alto Shuttle (Discontinued)

Palo Alto shuttle

Effective July 1, 2020, both the Embarcadero and Crosstown shuttle are out of service. This is due to the pandemic and the shelter-in-place order that curtailed ridership and reduced city resources. We apologize for the inconvenience.


Alternative Services

VTA Bus Route 21

This route connects the Palo Alto Transit Center/Caltrain to Mountain View and Santa Clara via Middlefield in Palo Alto. Some Crosstown Shuttle users may be able to use this instead.

VTA Bus Route 21 Information
Fare information
Phone: (408) 321-2300

Resources for Seniors

Avenidas Door-to-Door ride service 
Email: rides@avenidas.org
Phone: (650) 289-5411 

OUTREACH STAR Program (Senior and Disabled Transportation and Resources)
Email: admin@outreach2.org
Phone: (408) 678-8585

Stanford Health Care TECH Shuttle

Though not currently running due to COVID-19, Stanford Health Care operates the TECH shuttle. Some Embarcadero Shuttle users may be able to use this instead.

It's not yet determined when the TECH shuttle will start running again.

Phone: (650) 736-8000 (Stanford Health Care Parking & Access)