Bicycling & Walking
Leading the Way
Palo Alto has been at the forefront of bicycle and pedestrian planning since the early
Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan
The Palo Alto Bicycle & Pedestrian Transportation Plan was adopted in July 2012. The Plan identifies objectives for the expansion of bicycle and pedestrian goals for the City. The City has a goal of expanding all bicycle commute trips by 2020 to 15%. This supports the City's additional goals to encourage a life-long appreciation for bicycle commuting, to support healthy living and to reduce the impacts of global climate change.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Committee (PABAC)
Visit our PABAC page to learn more about our volunteer citizen advisory committee.
Want to Walk or Bike to School?
Palo Alto is home to one of the nation’s leading Safe Routes to School programs. An impressive average of 44% of high school students
Protect Your Bike: Register with Bike Index
Bike Index is a free national database that has reunited over 5,500 stolen bikes with their owners. Many law enforcement agencies, including the Palo Alto Police Department, use Bike Index. Click here for more information or visit BikeIndex.org to register.
Want to learn more?
Check out our Bike Resources page to learn more.