San Francisco Officials Approve Plan to Charge Tech Companies for Worker Shuttles
City transportation officials approved a new pilot plan Tuesday to regulate private employee shuttles operated by tech giants such as Facebook and Google and charge a fee for the vehicles to use public bus stops.
The shuttles, which transport thousands of workers each day around the city and to Silicon Valley, have for some become a symbol of economic inequality and rising housing costs and evictions in San Francisco.
The Municipal Transportation Agency voted unanimously for the pilot program in a room packed with people eager to opine about the contentious topic.
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