TRB's Workshop on Road Vehicle Automation will be held at Stanford University in Stanford, California. The workshop's two adjacent venues are Stanford Law School and Paul Brest Hall. Lodging is available on campus or in the city of Palo Alto.
You can reach the Stanford area from:
Note that travel times for both train and car vary significantly by time of day. A large portion of US-101 between SFO and SJC features a 2+ HOV lane.
Taxis should be directed to:
More information on public transportation is available here.
Parking Structure 6, located underground at 560 Wilbur Way, Stanford, CA 94305, is a short walk from the workshop venues. Additional parking may be available in the Tresidder Memorial Union Parking Lot, located at 459 Lagunita Drive, Stanford, CA 94305. Detailed directions to and from each are available here.
Guests of the Munger Graduate Residence can purchase a parking permit from the Munger front desk for $4.50 per day.
For other attendees, marked visitor parking costs $12 per day ($1.50 per hour until 4pm). Payment machines accept cash, VISA, and MasterCard. The machine in Parking Structure 6 is located near the elevators and requires that you input the particular number of your visitor parking space.
Stanford honors any state's disabled person placards in the following parking spaces on campus:
Campus maps are available here. The workshop venues are shown below:
View from the corner of Bowdoin Lane and Galvez Street (blue arrow above):
Stanford and Palo Alto are walkable and bikable, and bicycle rentals are available.
Stanford's Marguerite shuttle provides free transportation on campus, to the Stanford Guest House, to the Stanford Shopping Center, and to Palo Alto's two downtown hotel, dining, and shopping districts (University Avenue and California Avenue). Lines operating during the workshop include C (Stanford Shopping Center), P (University Avenue), X (University Avenue), Y (University Avenue), N (California Avenue), and SLAC (Stanford Guest House).
Depending on need, TRB may also provide a special shuttle for workshop attendees. More information will be posted as it becomes available.