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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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Microphones on buses may not be a good idea, say schools

Having first installed microphones as well as cameras on its buses, Boston school officials decide that maybe they're a touch Orwellian.

By September 5, 2014

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Google bestows Silicon Valley town with free shuttle buses

Mountain View is the recipient of four electric buses that will serve neighborhoods with limited public transportation starting this fall.

By July 16, 2014

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Battery-topped electric buses flash charge in 15 seconds

These electric buses can charge up at a stop in the amount of time it takes for passengers to get on and off.

By June 16, 2014

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Kids perform better at schools that ban phones, study says

Technically Incorrect: A UK study suggests that schoolkids' performance significantly improves when they can't get hold of a phone at school. It also showed that low-achieving students improved the most.

By May 18, 2015

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Luxury SF bus company Leap Transit service suspended over permits

Bus company that shuttles commuters around San Francisco temporarily halts service after getting a state cease-and-desist order related to its permits.

By May 20, 2015

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Forget buses, Google's using ferry boats to shuttle workers

The tech giant has begun using a catamaran service on a trial basis to transport its employees from San Francisco to its Silicon Valley campus.

By January 7, 2014

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San Francisco to charge for tech buses using city stops

SF Mayor Ed Lee announces a program that would require shuttle buses used by tech companies to pay up for using stops designated for city public transit.

By January 6, 2014

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Taylor Swift is right: Spotify should lose its free music option

Spotify offers a free music tier that delivers a good portion of the service's paid subscription version. And that's exactly the problem.

By May 2, 2015

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Self-driving Freightliner Inspiration rolls out on public roads in Nevada

The first autonomous heavy-duty truck gets its license to drive in Las Vegas.

By May 6, 2015