M1-Menlo Midday Shuttle

Service update

As of April 2019, the M1-Menlo Midday Shuttle is still suspended. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you in advance for your patience as we work to bring the system back to its fully scheduled service.

Due to circumstances beyond our control, please note the following service disruptions and changes:

M1-Menlo Midday Route

  • Currently suspended until further notice
  • For service to downtown Palo Alto, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Stanford Medical Center, Stanford Shopping Center, and Sharon Heights, alternative service is available on the Shoppers' Shuttle.
  • Once staffing levels are stable again, service will return as a combined line with the M2-Belle Haven Shuttle to create all-day service between Sharon Heights and Belle Haven.

General information

The M1-Menlo Midday Shuttle is a free community service route open to everyone. It runs between downtown Menlo Park and downtown Palo Alto via Sharon Heights in a one-way counterclockwise loop. The M1-Menlo Midday Shuttle schedule is Monday through Friday, from 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m. It operates with a 20-passenger bus, with two spaces for wheelchairs and a rack that can accommodate two bicycles.

For those traveling between Belle Haven and downtown Menlo Park to Palo Alto, there are connections between this route and the M2-Belle Haven shuttle. The combined M1-Menlo Midday and M2-Belle Haven Shuttle schedule and map is available online.

The shuttle service is funded through generous grants from the San Mateo City/County Association of Governments, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission Lifeline Program and the City of Menlo Park.

Complete shuttle stop list

In addition to the stops below, passengers may flag down the driver anywhere along the route, so long as it is safe to stop.

  • Menlo Park Caltrain
  • Crane Place
  • Downtown (Santa Cruz Avenue at Chestnut Street, Doyle Street)
  • Partridge/Kennedy
  • University Drive and Partridge Avenue
  • University Drive and Roble Avenue
  • Draeger's Market
  • Santa Cruz Avenue and Arbor Drive
  • Santa Cruz Avenue and San Mateo Drive
  • Santa Cruz Avenue and Hermosa Way
  • Santa Cruz Avenue and Hobart Street
  • Santa Cruz Avenue and Elder Avenue
  • Santa Cruz Avenue and Lemon Street
  • Avy Avenue and Lucky Avenue
  • Avy Avenue and Altschul Avenue
  • Avy Avenue and Monte Rosa Drive
  • Monte Rosa Drive and Eastridge Avenue
  • Sharon Heights Shopping Center
  • Menlo Commons
  • Stanford Medical Center (1101 Welch Road, 801 Welch Road)
  • Stanford Shopping Center
  • Hoover Pavilion
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation
  • Palo Alto Caltrain (Lytton Avenue and Alma Street)