Parking and transportation
- View Caltrain service and shuttle service in Redwood City on Caltrain's Redwood City station page.
- Sustainable transportation options provided by commute.org.
Stanford Redwood City Campus (Opening 2019)
- Cardinal at Work's Stanford Redwood City microsite includes transportation and construction updates.
School of Medicine Outpatient Center
- Stanford Medicine Outpatient Center
- Parking is free for commuters at the Redwood City site and free for the first hour for patients.
Porter Drive, Palo Alto
- Parking is free at Porter Drive for employees, and permits are not needed.
EV charging station
- An electric vehicle (EV) charging station is available at 3160 Porter Drive, supporting Level 2 charging via the SAE J1772 connector for two parking spaces. The charging session fee is $2 per hour through the ChargePoint network. More information is available on our Electric vehicle charging stations page.
Visiting the main campus with a vehicle
The following options are available to Porter Drive employees and/or departments visiting the main campus:
- Off-site Service Vehicle (OSV) and Business “A” permits can be purchased by the month or academic year and can be shared among visiting employees.
- University or department-owned vehicles with the University Seal on the side of the vehicle may park in “A,” “C,” “Service/University Vehicle,” metered, and “Visitor Pay Parking” spaces without a permit.
- Keep or purchase an “A” or “C” commuter permit or daily scratchers for personal use
- Stanford Zipcar vehicles parked at the Porter Drive site for business or personal use. Visit our Zipcar page for more information.
Consider using sustainable transportation.
- Porter Drive commuters, visit the Stanford Research Park website for more information.
- Redwood City commuters, visit commute.org.
- Commute.org provides a Guaranteed Ride Home program for employees working in San Mateo County, such as employees at SLAC and Redwood City, on days they use a sustainable commute.