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Costumed protesters block a Google employee shuttle bus in San Francisco, April 1, 2014. (CBS)

April Fool’s Protesters Block Google Bus In San Francisco Ahead Of Key Vote

Ahead of a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ hearing this afternoon on a pending pilot program to charge private shuttle buses for using public bus stops, a group of protesters blocked a Google commuter bus in the city’s Mission District.

04/01/2014

A shuttle commonly known as a "Google Bus" arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

Poll Finds Support For SF’s Commuter Shuttles And Their Regulation

The Bay Area Council commissioned a poll this month that found overall, San Francisco voters support commuter shuttle buses, but that they also support their regulation.

03/25/2014

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Converted Bus To Begin Service As San Francisco Homeless Shower Station In May

The startup has planned for about a year to transform old city buses into hygiene and sanitation centers for the city’s homeless population because there are only about a dozen permanent shower stalls available in San Francisco

03/24/2014

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SF Tour Bus Hits Pedestrian Who Sustains ‘Life-Threatening’ Injuries

Officers and paramedics responded to a report of a crash involving a man in his 60s who had been hit by a private bus at Seventh and Market streets at about 8:10 a.m.

03/16/2014

Authorities on the scene of a shooting of an AC Transit bus on the corner of 78th and Bancroft Avenues in Oakland on February 20, 2014. (CBS)

Man Killed, Transit Bus Hit By Gunfire During Bloody Day In East Oakland

A man was killed in a gun battle stemming from an argument on an AC Transit bus in East Oakland Thursday afternoon. The shooting was among several that took place in the area over a five-hour span.

02/20/2014

A boat cruises under a bank of fog near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Joins Google In Providing Worker Commute Ferry On San Francisco Bay

Following in the footsteps of Google, Facebook is now shuttling workers to the South Bay via luxury catamaran.

02/13/2014

Atmosphere outside the 2012 Crunchies Awards at Davies Symphony Hall. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for The Crunchies)

Activists Target San Francisco Tech Award Show With ‘Crappie’ Alternative

Activist groups Monday plan to protest a San Francisco tech awards show which gives out so-called ‘Crunchies’ by holding their own version – the ‘Crappies’ – to call attention to what they say are the negative effects of the tech influx.

02/10/2014

A private shuttle bus pulls drives across Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Set To Regulate Tech Company Shuttles Using Muni Bus Stops

Private tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city’s transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.

12/06/2013

A man sleeps on the VTA 22 bus. (CBS)

Silicon Valley’s Homeless Turning To Public Transit For Shelter

Known as “Hotel 22″, the Valley Transportation Authority’s 22 bus operates 24 hours a day between the Eastridge Mall and Palo Alto, some of the most valuable real estate in the country. For many, a night spent circling the South Bay on the bus is the best option to keep out of danger.

12/03/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF Transportation

San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.

11/25/2013

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