Menlo Park FREE Shuttles



The "Midday Shuttle" and "Shopper's Shuttle" are made possible thanks to generous grants from the City and County Association of Governments, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s Transportation Fund for Clean Air, and the City of Menlo Park.


Caltrain Shuttle Service

The Willow Road and Marsh Road Caltrain shuttle service has been in operation since 1989. The shuttle service is funded through a generous grant from the Bay Area Air Quality Management District’s (BAAQMD) Transportation Funds for Clean Air (TFCA), the Peninsula Joint Powers Board (JPB), and the City of Menlo Park.

The shuttles meet 12 northbound and southbound trains, including baby-bullet trains, in the morning and evening. The shuttles depart the Menlo Park’s Caltrain station at 6:47 a.m. and the last departure time is 9:25 a.m.. In the late afternoon, the shuttles begin picking up passengers at 2:32 p.m. and the last pick up heading to the Caltrain station is at 6:15 p.m. The shuttles serve the businesses parks to the west and east of Highway 101.

To view the schedules and maps, please use the Marsh Road or Willow Road shuttle link. To view the Caltrain schedule go to: www.Caltrain.com


The Menlo Park Midday Shuttle is a free community service route open to the general public. The shuttle is a popular service, particularly for seniors. Key stops include: Menlo Park Library, Belle Haven library, Menlo Park Senior Center, downtown Menlo Park, Caltrain, Menlo Medical Clinic, Safeway, Little House, Stanford Shopping Center, and Stanford Medical Center. The shuttle picks up riders at most senior residences in the downtown area, including Glenwood Inn, Crane Place, and Partridge/Kennedy; as well as making a number of stops along the route. It operates on an hourly schedule Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

The shuttle is a 20-passenger bus with two spaces available for wheelchairs. The shuttle stops at all SamTrans stops. It is also a flag down service for the convenience of the passengers.

The Midday Shuttle schedule and map maybe viewed online, or if you’d like a paper copy of the schedule and map, please call the Menlo Park Transportation Division at: 650.330.6770


Do you no longer feel comfortable driving? Have you given up driving but have found it difficult to run errands without depending on others? Do you need a ride to the grocery store, pharmacy, the library, Little House or other Menlo Park destinations?

The City of Menlo Park has a very special program called the “Shoppers' Shuttle.” This FREE service is designed for seniors who do not have easy access to public transportation. The shuttle’s stops include: Sharon Heights Safeway, downtown Menlo Park, and Stanford Shopping Center.

Every Wednesday and Saturday, the shuttle will pick you up at your home starting at 9:30 a.m.  For the return trip home, the shuttle will pick up passengers starting at 12 noon and again at 1:00 p.m.

The shuttle is a 20-passenger vehicle that includes two spaces for wheelchairs and can comfortably accommodate walkers. The shuttle also has a lift for those who have difficulty climbing stairs. Our bus driver, who has received outstanding reviews for his helpful manner and kind nature, is ready to assist passengers with walkers and packages.

For more information about the “Shopper’s Shuttle” program, call the
Transportation Department at (650) 330-6770.




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