There were 765 buses on the road, making the tech sector a larger mover of bodies than Golden Gate Transit.READ MORE: Man Charged With 4 Felonies In Danville, San Ramon Robbery Crime Spree
“Growth of shuttle ridership, and shuttle services has far outpaced the growth of the regional economy, and that is a very interesting finding,” John Goodwin with the MTC said.
Ridership rose from 6.6 million to 9.6 million during the period studied by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission.READ MORE: OPD: 'Violent Robbery Caravans' Confronting Police On Oakland Streets
35 companies offer employee shuttles with 34,000 hopping on-board each day.
“I think it’s great. The shuttle comes, and takes me right there. And, it’s rather convenient. I don’t have to worry about parking, or traffic. I just kind of sit back and relax, and enjoy the ride,” tech worker Allison, who rides from San Francisco to Brisbane five days a week, told KCBS.MORE NEWS: 'Intoxiflation': Despite Higher Prices, Floridians Will Continue Buying Booze Over Holiday Season
These numbers are several years old so likely the tech bus impact is even higher today.