- Wheelchair Rental
- Golf Cart Rental
- Wheelchair Accessible Car/Van Rental
- On Campus Public Transportation
- Off Campus Public Transportation
- Airport Transportation
- Parking and Enforcement Information
- Wheelchair Accessible Hotels
- Short-Term Housing
- Stanford University Medical Center: Disability Services & Aids
Prices range from $20-40/weekend and wheelchairs need to be picked up from the vendor. Please consult vendors to ensure accurate pricing information.
610 N. Pastoria Ave.
Jefferson Plaza Pharmacy
3137 Jefferson Ave.
Redwood City, CA 94062
Bowman Medical Supply
1200 Industrial Road, Suite 16
San Carlos, CA 94070
Golf Cart Rental
Prices range from $150-$250/weekend, including pick up and delivery. For a listing of local electric golf cart suppliers and information regarding the operation of a golf cart while on campus, please contact us.
Wheelchair Accessible Car/Van Rental
Any prices quoted are current as of our last information update from the vendor, please call the vendor to ensure accurate pricing information.
National number (800) 642-2042 / SF Bay Area number (650) 589-5554
$110/day, $665/week (includes 100 mi/day free, $0.31/mi. thereafter)
Pick-up and delivery available. Call for more details.
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$665/week (includes 100 mi/day free, $0.25/mi. thereafter)
Daily rentals $120.00/day. Pick-up and delivery rates vary, call for more details.
Access Options, Inc.
On Campus Public Transportation:
Marguerite Shuttle transit system at Stanford is free and open to the public (no ID required). The main shuttle lines traverse the campus Monday – Friday all year (except University holidays). All buses are wheelchair accessible and have bike racks.
View Marguerite Shuttle route maps and online schedules
View live Marguerite Shuttle map
DisGo Cart Service
(650) 725-2484 (For Requests)
(650) 723-1066 (For More Information)
DisGo Cart Service is provided by the Student Disability Resource Center (SDRC) and it is free golf cart transportation for Stanford University students, faculty, and staff with disabilities (including temporary). Requests should be made at least 24 hours in advance.
5-SURE Escort Service
(650) 725-SURE or (650) 725-7873
5-SURE Escort Service is a free on-call, radio-dispatched golf cart escort service for anyone in the University community who feels unsafe traveling around campus at night. In service 7 days/week, dusk to 2:00 am while classes are in session (Fall, Winter and Spring quarters ONLY).
Off Campus Public Transportation:
Yellow Checker Cab
(408) 777-7777 or (650) 999-9999
Yellow Checker Cab has wheelchair lift-equipped vans available. Prices vary based on mileage, time of day, wait time, etc. 24 hours advance notice preferred, but not mandatory. Driver is equipped with pager if pickup times are difficult to determine.
Serra Yellow Cab
Serra Yellow Cab has a wheelchair accessible van available and offers a 10% discount for seniors and people with disabilities in San Mateo County.
Outreach Paratransit of Santa Clara
(408) 436-2865 (Enrollment Information)
(408) 436-4860 (Scheduling Office: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Outreach Paratransit of Santa Clara: Customers must apply for services and must have doctor's certification as verification of disability, and must participate in a phone interview. Transportation available at all times except between 2-5am, 7 days/week. Reservations require 24 hours advance notice; cancellation requires minimum 2 hours in advance, or fee will be incurred.
(800) 660-4287 (For eligibility and additional information)
TTY: (650) 508-6448
Redi-Wheels is a transportation service for people with disabilities who cannot independently use regular SamTrans bus service. Redi-Wheels services San Mateo county and the City of Palo Alto. RediCoast services San Mateo County Coastside. Each one-way trip costs $3.75. Transportation is available 7 days/week, including holidays, 5:30am-midnight, and up to 24 hours in some areas. 24-hour advance notice for reservations encouraged.
(877) 467-1800 (toll free in Bay Area)
When you call BayPorter Express, ask the reservation agent for a wheelchair accessible van. For optimal availability, reservations encouraged 2-3 days in advance of travel. $95/trip from Stanford to SFO (private van accommodates up to seven passengers. (Does not serve SJC.)
(408) 558-9500 or (650) 558-8500
When you call Supershuttle, ask the reservation agent for a wheelchair accessible van. Reservations will be taken at any time; however, for optimal availability, reservations are encouraged up to a week in advance. $26/passenger from Stanford to SFO, $10 per additional person in party.
Caltrain has a wheelchair accessible train and provides rail service between San Francisco and San Jose, with weekday commute-hour service to Gilroy.
For schedules, maps and fares
Plan your portal to portal trip
TTY: (650) 508-6448
SamTrans has a wheelchair accessible bus and San Mateo County Transit District provides SamTrans bus service throughout San Mateo County and into parts of San Francisco and Palo Alto.
Schedules, maps and fares
Plan your portal to portal trip
Parking and Enforcement Information
Disability Parking: If you have a state issued (any state) disability parking placard, you may park in any MARKED space including special permit (A & C), metered, as well as the blue disability parking space. Stanford does not issue disability parking permits.
300 Brewster Ave
Redwood City, CA 94063
Stanford University Department of Public Safety
(650) 723-9633 (For parking citations)
Hospitals (Palo Alto)
Palo Alto Police Department
(650) 329-2542 (For parking citations)
Parking Enforcement Palo Alto Dispatch
To request parking enforcement
Maintenance Customer Service
Regarding potholes, debris, tree branches, etc.
Also for inappropriately parked or driven vehicles, Stanford or off-campus vendors.
Wheelchair Accessible Hotels
Listed below are wheelchair accessible hotels near Stanford University. Please contact the vendor to ensure accurate pricing information. To make an update, please contact us with the name of the hotel and suggested change.
- All phone numbers are within the (650) area code
- Address abbreviations: PA = Palo Alto, MP = Menlo Park, RC = Redwood City, MV = Mountain View
- Distance refers to miles from Stanford University
|American Inn||961-6720||1012 W. El Camino Real, MV||$75||roll in shower||4 miles|
|Best Inn||369-1731||1090 El Camino Real, RC||$80||tub with bars||5 miles|
|Best Western Executive Suites||366-5794||25 Fifth Avenue, RC||$149||tub with bars||3 miles|
|Best Western Inn||321-8772||15 El Camino Real, MP||$129||tub with bars||1 mile|
|Best Western Inn||366-3808||316 El Camino Real, RC||$89||tub with bars||6 miles|
|Best Western Mountain View||962-9912||2300 El Camino Real, MV||$125||roll in shower||4 miles|
|Cabaña Palo Alto||857-0787||4290 El Camino Real, PA||$149||roll in shower with bench||3 miles|
|Comfort Inn||967-7888||1561 El Camino Real, MV||$95||tub with bars, removable shower head||5 miles|
|Coronet Motel||326-1081||2455 El Camino Real, PA||$99||roll in shower||>1 mile|
|Courtyard By Marriott||941-9900||4320 El Camino Real, Los Altos||$129||roll in shower||3 miles|
|Creekside Inn||493-2411||3400 El Camino Real, PA||$239||roll in shower||2 miles|
|Crestview Hotel||966-8848||901 E. El Camino Real, MV||$79||tub with bars, removable shower head||9 miles|
|Days Inn||493-4222||4238 El Camino Real, PA||$69||tub with bars||3 miles|
|Four Seasons Silicon Valley||566-1200||2050 University Ave., East PA||$199||roll in shower||2.5 miles|
|Garden Court Hotel||322-9000||520 Cowper Street, PA||$239||roll in shower with seat||1 mile|
|Holiday Inn Express||366-2000||2834 El Camino Real, MP||$160||roll in shower removable shower head||4 miles|
|Homestead Village Studios||962-1500||190 El Camino Real, MV||$87||roll in shower, tub with bars, kitchen||8 miles|
|Hotel Aria||559-9115||2700 W. El Camino Real, MV||$109||roll in shower||3 miles|
|Hotel Keen||327-2775||425 High St. (off Lytton) PA||$125||roll in shower||1 mile|
|Mermaid Inn Motel||323-9481||727 El Camino Real, MP||$72||tub with bars, removable shower head||2 miles|
|Pacific Hotel Lodge||965-0585||64 W. El Camino Real, MV||$74||roll in shower, jacuzzi/tub with bars||8 miles|
|Pacific Inn||368-1495||2610 El Camino Real, RC||$69||roll in shower, tub with bars||4 miles|
|Quality Inn||493-2760||3901 El Camino Real, PA||$85||roll in shower||2 miles|
|Ramada Inn||967-6856||55 Fairchild Drive, MV||$79||roll in shower||7 miles|
|Red Cottage||326-9010||1704 El Camino Real, MP||$129||tub with bars||2 miles|
|Residence Inn||559-7890||4460 W. El Camino Real, Los Altos||$149||roll in shower||3 miles|
|Residence Inn||940-1300||1854 El Camino Real, MV||$199||roll in shower, tub with bars, kitchen||5 miles|
|Rosewood Sand Hill||561-1500||2825 Sand Hill Road, MP||$250||roll in shower||2 miles|
|San Antonio Inn||948-1036||2650 El Camino Real, MV||$69||roll in shower||3 miles|
|Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel||328-2800||625 El Camino Real, PA||$129||roll in shower||<1 mile|
|Sky Ranch Motel||493-7221||4234 El Camino Real, PA||$75||roll in shower, tub with bars||3 miles|
|Stanford Guest House||926-2800||2575 Sand Hill Road, MP||$109||roll in shower, tub with bars||<1 mile|
|Stanford Motor Inn||493-3153||3305 El Camino Real, PA||$79||tub with bars||2 miles|
|Stanford Park Hotel||322-1234||100 El Camino Real, MP||$279||roll in shower, tub with bars||1 mile|
|Stanford Terrace Inn||857-0333||531 Stanford Avenue, PA||$189||roll in shower with seat||1 mile|
|Super 8 Motel||493-9085||3200 El Camino Real, PA||$95||tub with bars||2 miles|
|Westin Palo Alto||321-4422||675 El Camino Real, PA||$159||roll in shower||.5 mile|
|Zen Hotel||493-4492||4164 El Camino Real, PA||$99||tub with bars||2.4 miles|
*last updated 02/12
Stanford University Medical Center: Disability Services & Aids
The Stanford University Medical Center provides equal access to its programs and services to persons with disabilities through the maintenance of equipment for loan to patients.
Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford
Sign Language interpreters available.