The station shares space with Michael's Diner. Trains from the Blue and Green lines stop just a few feet from the diner's windows. The track splits as trains head east from Shaker Square. Green Line trains continue east on Shaker Boulevard to Green Road. Blue Line trains head southeast along Van Aken Boulevard to Chagrin Boulevard.
Light-rail trains heading west reach downtown in just 12 minutes.
Shaker Square is one block from Shaker Heights. Each year, the grassy central area hosts many events.The Square is surrounded by shops, restaurants and the largest concentration of multi-family housing in Cleveland.