SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Employee shuttles: A new mode of commuting

"Many San Franciscans use employee shuttles to get to their offices in suburban campuses. As these shuttle services have proliferated, questions have emerged regarding how to best incorporate them into San Francisco’s overall transportation system. A recent report examines shuttle services in terms of their costs and benefits, coexistence with other transportation services and their impacts and benefits on the local neighborhoods they serve. With Margaret Cortes of the San Francisco Planning Department and Tilly Chang of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority."

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SPUR Lunchtime Forum: A Story of Shuttles

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From SPUR:   LUNCHTIME FORUM A Story of Shuttles Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 12:30 p.m. Image courtesy Flickr user Jon Wiley Those big buses are tough to miss. As employer shuttles sprout up across the Bay Area, what do they tell us about our region, its workers and its employers? What are the benefits and […]