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January 23, 2014

Google buses being monitored by security

Men with earpieces have closely monitored passengers boarding Google buses at the site of at least one bus stop in San Francisco's Mission District, according to a report.


January 7, 2014

San Francisco to charge operators of tech buses

The agreement, which had been in the works for months, took on added urgency in recent weeks as protesters blocked Google buses in San Francisco and Oakland, according to the report.


July 23, 2013

S.F. Muni proposes policy to share stops with shuttles

The agency would share 100 of its stops with private commuter shuttles, give priority to its own buses and charge a fee to the private operators, according to a report.


April 13, 2012

BART begins work on Silicon Valley extension

The 10-mile extension will provide a new transportation choice for commuters to the high-tech corridor. The FTA last month approved $900 million in funds for the project.


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