private transit

Private transit funding, public good?

By Robbie Webber Businesses have been funding private employee shuttles and buses for some time, and subsidized or fully-funded transit passes have become a common employee benefit, but sneaker company New Balance may have set a new bar for transit subsidies. As part of a 14-acre development to

Population growth in San Francisco creates challenges for transit

By Chris Spahr A recent long-term transit strategy proposal by San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) Director Ed Reiskin aims to cut travel times on some bus and light rail routes in half.  However, this is far from the first time an idea like this has been proposed and many of

Silicon Valley shuttles change the face of public transit in San Francisco

By Mary Ebeling The high tech world is fueled by young, well educated, and largely urban workers. Companies hiring these workers – Facebook, Google, and Apple for example – are located in suburban Silicon Valley, about an hour south of San Francisco. To compete for and retain this talent