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

City Attorney’s office tries to stall Google Bus trial hearing

Petitioners of a lawsuit against San Francisco’s commuter shuttle pilot program last…

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

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerA private shuttle sits near Howard and 10th streets in SOMA.
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.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezIn this June 5

Google offers electric shuttles for pilot program

Google is proposing to fund four electric shuttles that will provide free…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezIn this June 5
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.
Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerClaudia Tirado

Google bus protesters target landlord evicting teachers

The fuel behind the latest Google bus protest Friday morning was outrage…

Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerClaudia Tirado

Prominent SF tech investor becoming Ellis Act reform supporter

Ron Conway, who as an angel investor has helped facilitate The City’s…

Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerProtesters blocked a Google bus at 24th and Valencia streets Tuesday morning.

Protesters stage Google bus ‘performance’ hours before pilot program could move forward

In the spirit of April Fools' Day -- and just hours before…

Jessica Kwong/The S.F. ExaminerProtesters blocked a Google bus at 24th and Valencia streets Tuesday morning.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezTwo young girls hold hands as their mother sifts through used clothing at Sacred Heart Community Service on Friday

Silicon Valley boom eludes many, drives income gap

Arwin Buditom guards some of the most successful high-tech firms in America.…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezTwo young girls hold hands as their mother sifts through used clothing at Sacred Heart Community Service on Friday

Google right to make donation for Muni youth program

Many voices in San Francisco have for the past year called on…

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."

Group files environmental-impacts appeal of SF tech bus program

An appeal of the California Environmental Quality Act exemption for an 18-month…

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."
Courtesy photoMatteo Bittanti and Colleen Flaherty have created tiny scenes of Google buses rolling through The City in “Streetviews of San Francisco

SF artists create online gallery of Google shuttle bus art

The scene: a protester blocking a miniature white Google shuttle bus, fly…

Courtesy photoMatteo Bittanti and Colleen Flaherty have created tiny scenes of Google buses rolling through The City in “Streetviews of San Francisco
All American Marine Youtube channelThe Triumphant is Google's new employee transportation service.

Google launches ferry service for employees

In the midst of Google’s commuter buses being cast as a symbol…

All American Marine Youtube channelThe Triumphant is Google's new employee transportation service.
CHRIS ROBERTS/2013 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO

SF takes smart first step in regulating tech shuttles

The pilot program that will charge fees for tech shuttles —along with…

CHRIS ROBERTS/2013 S.F. EXAMINER FILE PHOTO
An employer can be found negligent for harms caused by its employees' conduct if the employer knew

SF fee for tech shuttles is based on state law

Companies whose commuter shuttle buses use Muni stops in The City to…

An employer can be found negligent for harms caused by its employees' conduct if the employer knew
courtesy imageA map shows Muni stops where shuttle buses will be allowed to stop during the new program.

SF plans to charge tech buses for using Muni stops in pilot program

In the past several years, a proliferation of commuter shuttles — some…

courtesy imageA map shows Muni stops where shuttle buses will be allowed to stop during the new program.
Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMany blame tech workers

Is rent control hurting San Francisco’s middle class?

The menace in 1999 was the SUV. It was a symbol of…

Juan Pardo/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMany blame tech workers

Protesters swarm tech worker shuttle buses in Oakland, S.F.

In what could become a regular Bay Area morning ritual, protesters in…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerTony Robles of POOR magazine speaks to protesters at a candlelight vigil outside Twitter headquarters Monday

Protesters attack housing issue via Google bus, Twitter protest

In a Google bus blockade in The City’s Mission district Monday morning,…

Evan DuCharme/Special to The S.F. ExaminerTony Robles of POOR magazine speaks to protesters at a candlelight vigil outside Twitter headquarters Monday