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A tax on technology companies that could go before San Francisco voters in November is expected to generate $120 million annually. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Business leaders call proposed SF tech tax political, counterproductive

The technology sector Tuesday blasted a proposed tax on tech companies as…

 

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Number of ‘Google Bus Stops’ grow, even in the west, activists say

Where the “Google buses” go, evictions follow. And those private shuttles are…

 

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA private shuttle sits near Howard and 10th streets in SOMA.

Bill seeks to legalize Google bus program statewide

Large, gleaming white and with shaded windows, there are few symbols of…

 

Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerOn the first day of the pilot program where shuttle buses will pay The City for using Muni stops

First day of pilot program allowing shuttles at Muni stops sparks protest

Today marked the launch of The City’s painstakingly crafted pilot program allowing…

Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerOn the first day of the pilot program where shuttle buses will pay The City for using Muni stops
Jessica Christian/Special to the S.f. ExaminerLime-colored decals have been placed on certain Muni bus stop shelters to signal to shuttle operators that permitted users only are allowed as part of an 18-month pilot program.

Pilot charging commuter buses to use Muni stops hits the streets

Lime-colored decals stating "Commuter Shuttle Pilot" and "Permitted Users Only" have been…

Jessica Christian/Special to the S.f. ExaminerLime-colored decals have been placed on certain Muni bus stop shelters to signal to shuttle operators that permitted users only are allowed as part of an 18-month pilot program.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said it has increased the fee per stop for tech buses and other shuttles to use Muni stops in order to cover the costs of administrating the 18-month pilot.

Fee increase for shuttles using Muni stops draws criticism from Mission Bay residents

It wasn't riders of Google buses and other tech shuttles, but rather…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency said it has increased the fee per stop for tech buses and other shuttles to use Muni stops in order to cover the costs of administrating the 18-month pilot.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA preliminary analysis of voting patterns shows tech workers did not vote in large numbers during The City's last election cycle in November.

Cost for commuter shuttles using Muni stops may rise

The fee for Google buses and other commuter shuttles - seized on…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA preliminary analysis of voting patterns shows tech workers did not vote in large numbers during The City's last election cycle in November.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA preliminary analysis of voting patterns shows tech workers did not vote in large numbers during The City's last election cycle in November.

Genentech shuttle drivers take course on how to safely navigate streets with bicyclists

A collaboration between a local tech company and the San Francisco Bicycle…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA preliminary analysis of voting patterns shows tech workers did not vote in large numbers during The City's last election cycle in November.
mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA preliminary analysis of voting patterns shows tech workers did not vote in large numbers during The City's last election cycle in November.

As SF tech bus pilot program is pushed back, public invited to weigh in on stops

San Francisco's commuter shuttle program to use Muni stops is being pushed…

mike koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoA preliminary analysis of voting patterns shows tech workers did not vote in large numbers during The City's last election cycle in November.
mike koozmin/s.f.examiner file photoA CEQA review can evaluate the impact of pollution from shuttle buses and displacement of low-income tenants.

Request for environmental report on SF shuttles is not anti-tech

Let's get the record straight: Plaintiffs in the lawsuit against San Francisco's…

mike koozmin/s.f.examiner file photoA CEQA review can evaluate the impact of pollution from shuttle buses and displacement of low-income tenants.
JUAN PARDO/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe proliferation of commuter shuttles in San Francisco has inspired a pilot program charging shuttles $1 per stop per day to use Muni stops.

Tech commuter shuttles riding wave of controversy

On weekday mornings, San Francisco residents, mostly in their 20s and 30s,…

JUAN PARDO/SPECIAL TO THE S.F. EXAMINERThe proliferation of commuter shuttles in San Francisco has inspired a pilot program charging shuttles $1 per stop per day to use Muni stops.
(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

Supervisors to vote on environmental appeal of commuter shuttle program

Dueling interests battling over the future of San Francisco will face off…

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerA proposed resolution by Supervisor Scott Wiener urges the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency  to consider a commuter shuttle provider's “ labor harmony."

S.F. shuttles tread on Muni’s turf as pilot program aims to cut overlap

Mario Guerrero remembers a time during the first dot-com boom, before commuter…

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerA proposed resolution by Supervisor Scott Wiener urges the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency  to consider a commuter shuttle provider's “ labor harmony."
CHRIS ROBERTS/2013 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOProtesters blocked an Apple shuttle bus in the Mission district on December 20

SFMTA seeks input on where commuter shuttles could share Muni bus stops

With a pilot program in the pipeline to charge commuter shuttles for…

CHRIS ROBERTS/2013 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTOProtesters blocked an Apple shuttle bus in the Mission district on December 20