News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
650-329-2607
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301

8/18/2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PRESS RELEASE 08/18/2010
Subject :

New Palo Alto Shuttle Schedules Go Into Effect on Monday, August 23, 2010
Contact : Jaime Rodriguez, Chief Transportation Official    650-329-2136
Palo Alto, CA –The schedules for Palo Alto's two shuttle routes, the Embarcadero Shuttle and the Crosstown Shuttle, will be changing on August 23, 2010, to improve service to Caltrain, local schools and community facilities and reflect changes in the program budget.

The Embarcadero Shuttle schedule has been updated to improve timed connections between the Palo Alto Caltrain station and the Embarcadero/Baylands business area, and better serve the new bell times for Palo Alto High School, as well as Jordan Middle School and Castilleja School, during morning and afternoon commute periods. The noontime service has been discontinued.

The Crosstown Shuttle will run every 60 minutes instead of every 30 minutes, as a result of the reduction in the Palo Alto Shuttle program budget for the 2010/2011 fiscal year. The buses will continue on the current route between Downtown Palo Alto and East Charleston Road. Key activity centers and housing developments served include the Main Library, Avenidas, Lytton Gardens, Channing House, Jordan Middle School, Mitchell Park, JLS Middle School, Stevenson House and Midtown shopping district. 

New shuttle schedules are being distributed to schools, community facilities and senior housing facilities during the week of August 16-20.  Visit http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/depts/pln/transportation/commuting.asp and click on "Free Shuttle" for a copy of the schedules.
 
For further information, please contact the Transportation Division at 650-329-2520.



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