With Labor Day around the corner, here is a roundup of city government and transportation services available in and around Palo Alto during the holiday this Monday, Sept. 2.
City Government Services:
City of Palo Alto: All administrative offices and facilities will be closed and resume regular hours on Tuesday, Sept. 3. Waste collection, including recycling, compost and garbage collection services, will operate on a normal schedule.
Courthouse: The Santa Clara County Superior Court will be closed and reopen on Tuesday.
Palo Alto City Library: All library branches will be closed and reopen on Tuesday.
Palo Alto emergency services: Police and fire department administrative offices will be closed, but response teams will be available.
Palo Alto Unified School District: Schools will be closed and reopen on Tuesday.
U.S. Postal Service: Post offices nationwide will be closed in observance of Labor Day.
California Highway Patrol: CHP officers and drug recognition experts will be on duty during the Labor Day Maximum Enforcement Period from 6:01 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 30, to 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 2. In a statement, the CHP reminded people to drive sober, fasten their seat belts and avoid distractions behind the wheel.
Caltrain: Caltrain will operate on a Sunday schedule. More information is available at caltrain.com.
Palo Alto Shuttle: No service on either the Crosstown or Embarcadero shuttles.
SamTrans: SamTrans will operate on a Sunday schedule. More information is available at samtrans.com.
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority: Bus and light-rail service will operate on a Sunday/Holiday schedule. Administrative offices will be closed. More information is available at vta.org.
Stanford Marguerite: The Line HD, Medical Center, Medical Center: Holiday and Shopping Express: Special shuttles will be in service. More information is available at transportation.stanford.edu