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Wheelchair Rental

Prices range from $20-40/weekend and wheelchairs need to be picked up from the vendor. Please consult vendors to ensure accurate pricing information.

Numotion

(408) 522-1200
610 N. Pastoria Ave.
Sunnyvale, 94085
Website

Jefferson Plaza Pharmacy

(650) 366-3784
3137 Jefferson Ave.
Redwood City, CA 94062
Website

Bowman Medical Supply

(650) 654-5525
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.

Wheelchair Getaways

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.
corporate@wheelchairgetaways.com
Website

Mobility Works

(877) 275-4915
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.
ask@mobilityworks.com
Website

Wheelers

(800) 456-1371
info@wheelersvanrentals.com
Website

Access Options, Inc.

(877) 358-6722
info@accessoptions.com
Website


On Campus Public Transportation:

Marguerite Shuttle

(650) 723-9362
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

(650) 991-2345
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.

Redi-Wheels

(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.


Airport Transportation:

BayPorter Express

(877) 467-1800 (toll free in Bay Area)
(415) 467-1800
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.)

Supershuttle

(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 

(800) 660-4287
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

SamTrans 

(800) 660-4287
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.

DMV Disabled Parking Permit Form

Local DMV

(800) 777-0133
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

(650) 329-2413
To request parking enforcement

Maintenance Customer Service

(650) 723-2281
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
HOTEL PHONE ADDRESS RATE FEATURES DISTANCE
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

For additional wheelchair accessible hotels


Stanford University Medical Center: Disability Services & Aids

Security Dispatch

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.
(650) 723-7222

Guest Services

An interpreter service provides highly trained staff interpreters, including ASL interpreters.
(650) 723-6940 during business hours
ASL@stanfordmed.org

Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford

Sign Language interpreters available
(650) 497-8371