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I am thinking about resuming my commute to Stanford. Are there resources to help me prepare?

Your commute options are likely to be determined by several factors, including transit operations and schedules, individual levels of comfort, and assessment of the time, cost, perceived safety, and access to different modes. While Stanford Transportation is providing general information…

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Are there passenger limits on Marguerite buses?

Yes. Passenger limits were implemented on April 20 to protect the health and well-being of riders and drivers, follow physical distancing guidelines, and avoid overcrowding. When a bus reaches capacity, head signs will be switched to read “Bus Full”…

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I have read that financial challenges may affect the future of Caltrain’s service. What is happening?

Some Stanford commuters have expressed concern about whether or not Caltrain will continue to operate given the financial challenges caused by ridership decreases due to COVID-19. Stanford Transportation has developed a Caltrain Updates: COVID-19 page to help provide context…

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What will happen if we can’t bring students back or have fall quarter as planned?

While we cannot predict with certainty, if the pandemic continues to worsen or if plans change for the fall academic quarter, there could be additional impacts on our operations and revenue streams. These impacts could lead to additional permanent or…

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When will we learn more about the university’s plan for Stage 3 restart?

Stanford is currently in Stage 2 of the restart process. Only essential workers, authorized researchers and laboratory support personnel and those with permission to be on campus to prepare the campus for restart should be on campus at this time.

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How many positions were eliminated?

After much consideration and careful planning, this year’s budgetary challenges have unfortunately resulted in 208 permanent layoffs. They have also required 30 temporary layoffs (furloughs).  Units across the university were able to avoid even greater workforce reductions by permanently eliminating…

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If I received a layoff notice and have questions, who can I talk to?

Your manager and local Human Resources representative are available to answer questions and provide assistance about the layoff process. You may also contact University Human Resources – Employee & Labor Relations at (650) 721-4272 or [email protected] …

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