Palo Alto Online Database last updated: Monday, May 6, 2013.|
Excel Limousine Service
1901 Old Middlefield Way, Ste. 9, Mtn. View. Chauffeured transportation services to more than 200 destinations in the Bay Area, both corporate (airports, meetings) and personal (weddings, proms). Call 650-216-8888, toll-free 866-535-5545 .
Identification placards for the disabled
People with disabilities who are mobility-impaired may apply to the California Department of Motor Vehicles for a placard to carry with them for display on the dashboard of the car in which they are riding. This enables the vehicle to park in spaces designated Handicapped Only. Fees apply for some types of placards. Doctor or physician certification required. Call 800-777-0133 (Redwood City office) or 800-368-4327 (deaf or hearing impaired from TDD phones).
RIDES for Bay Area Commuters Inc. organizes carpools and vanpools and provides program services for people in seven of the nine Bay Area counties. Also provides personalized commute consultations. Other commute information regarding bicycling, commute incentives and public transit or telecommute available. Call 511.
American Red Cross program run by high school students. This service provides a safe ride home on Friday and Saturday nights from 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m., but is only for high school students. Service runs during academic school year (September-June). Call 877-753-RIDE (7433).
By vehicle -- airport shuttle
1250 San Carlos Ave., San Carlos. From Palo Alto to San Francisco via El Camino Real, Hwy. 101 and San Francisco Airport. Weekdays: approximately from 6 a.m.-12 a.m. Hours are limited. Express fare is $5. Call 800-660-4287; for hearing impaired 650-508-6488.
Charges $26, plus $10 for each additional person, for shared shuttle service to San Francisco or San Jose airports; $75 for exclusive non-stop van. (The rate may vary slightly depending on your zip code.) Service 24 hours, 7 days a week. Special rates for Stanford employees and students. Call 650-558-8500 or 800-BLUE-VAN for reservations.
Excel Limousine Service
Charges $65 for limo direct to the San Francisco airport; $55 for limo direct to San Jose airport, from Palo Alto. Up to four people. Call for fares for additional person from same location. Call 866-535-5545.
By vehicle -- taxis
61 N. San Antonio Road, Los Altos. Call 650-967-9999 .
Yellow Cab Company
Call 650-342-1234 if paying with cash or credit card; 650-692-2555 if paying with a voucher.