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Directions to Stanford and Parking for MeshWalk Palo Alto

author Posted by: ShannonBlogPosts on date Jul 20th, 2007 | filed Filed under: my Blogs

We will be starting the MeshWalk outside of Mitchell on the Stanford Campus. Parking is included with registration, in parking structure 5. See the map below for more details. At the end of the MeshWalk a bus will return you to the Caltrain and Parking Structure 5.

 

Directions to Stanford and Parking Structure 5

DRIVING TO CAMPUS:

From Highway 101 North & South:

Take the Embarcadero Road exit west toward Stanford. At El Camino Real, Embarcadero turns into Galvez Street as it enters the university.

Make a right onto Campus Drive. Continue on Campus Drive and make a right on Stock Farm Road. Special Event Parking (E Permit Provided) is in the large parking structure just off of Stock Farm Road (Please refer to the attached Map).

From Highway 280 North & South:

Exit 280 at Sand Hill Road, heading east. Continue on Sand Hill Road and make a right on Stock Farm Road. Special Event Parking (E Permit Provided) is in the large parking structure just off of Stock Farm Road (Please refer to the attached Map).

From El Camino Real:

Exit El Camino Real at University Avenue. Turn toward the hills (away from the center of Palo Alto). As you enter Stanford, University Avenue becomes Palm Drive. Make a right onto Campus Drive. Continue on Campus Drive and make a right on Stock Farm Road. Special Event Parking (E Permit Provided) is in the large parking structure just off of Stock Farm Road (Please refer to the attached Map).

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

By train (Caltrain):

There are two stops close to Stanford: one on California Avenue and another at the end of Palm Drive in downtown Palo Alto.

The Stanford shuttle, called Marguerite, meets most trains at both the Palo Alto and California Ave. stations from 6 a.m. to 7:45 p.m Monday – Friday.

From points south of Stanford (Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority):

The Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) runs buses to Palo Alto and most points south of Stanford. It also operates the light rail line in Santa Clara County.

From points north of Stanford (SamTrans):

SamTrans runs buses to most points north of Stanford. Five of their lines serve Stanford well.

From the East Bay (Dumbarton Express):

The Dumbarton Express, used by many East Bay commuters, runs weekdays from the Union City BART station across the Dumbarton Bridge to the Palo Alto Caltrain station, where the Stanford shuttle, called Marguerite, meets most trains.

Map of Mitchell and Parking

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