M1-Crosstown Shuttle

Service update

Service on the new M1-Crosstown Shuttle will begin on Monday, November 9, 2020. The M1-Crosstown Shuttle renames the current M2-Belle Haven Shuttle, along with extending it to Palo Alto and Sharon Heights.

General information


The M1-Crosstown Shuttle is a free community service route open to everyone. It runs between Belle Haven and Sharon Heights via downtown Menlo Park, downtown Palo Alto, and the Stanford Shopping Center/Stanford Medical Center area. The M1-Crosstown Shuttle operates Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m.– 6 p.m. It operates with two 20-passenger buses, which each have two spaces for wheelchairs and a rack that can accommodate two bicycles. More information can be found below in English and Spanish.

Additionally, this shuttle connects to free shuttles at the Palo Alto Caltrain station. The Stanford Marguerite Shuttle offers connections to/around Stanford University. The Stanford Health Care TECH Shuttle connects to the Stanford Ear Clinic and Byers Eye Institute. The Palo Alto Crosstown Shuttle connects to local community and civic destinations in Palo Alto.

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

The following are the stops that the M1-Crosstown Shuttle serve. Not all stops may be marked, so if you are unsure of their location please check the shuttle map or Google Maps for their approximate location.

  • Menlo Park Senior Center
  • Terminal Avenue and Modoc Avenue
  • Chilco Street and Hamilton Avenue
  • Belle Haven Library
  • Ivy Drive and Sevier Avenue
  • Ivy Drive and Willow Road
  • Willow Road and Newbridge Street
  • V.A. Medical Center
  • Willow Road and Coleman Avenue
  • Willow Road and Nash Avenue
  • Willow Road and Clover Lane
  • Menlo Medical Clinic                     (321 Middlefield Road)
  • Linfield Drive and Waverley Street
  • Linfield Drive and Laurel Street
  • Willow Road and Alma Street
  • Menlo Park Library
  • Ravenswood Avenue and Pine Street
  • Middlefield Road and Oak Grove Avenue
  • Glenwood Avenue and Mills Court
  • Glenwood Avenue and El Camino Real
  • Crane Place
  • Downtown (Santa Cruz Avenue at Evelyn Street, Crane Street, Chestnut Street, Curtis Street, Doyle Street)
  • Menlo Park Caltrain
  • Safeway (El Camino Real)
  • Little House
  • University Drive and Middle Avenue
  • University Drive and Partridge Avenue
  • Partridge / Kennedy
  • Palo Alto Medical Foundation    (Under the clock tower)
  • Palo Alto Caltrain                     (Lytton Avenue and Alma Street)
  • Hoover Pavilion
  • Stanford Shopping Center              (In front of Macy's)
  • Nordstrom / Crate and Barrel
  • Welch Road at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital
  • Stanford Medical Center          (Welch Road at Blake Wilbur Drive)
  • Sharon Heights Shopping Center
     (Under the tower by Safeway)
  • Monte Rosa Drive and Eastridge Avenue
  • Avy Avenue and Monte Rosa Drive
  • Avy Avenue and Altschul Avenue
  • Alameda de las Pulgas and Avy Avenue
  • Alameda de las Pulgas and Sharon Road
  • Alameda de las Pulgas and Santa Cruz Avenue
  • Menlo Commons