Category Archives: Transit

Democratizing the Google Bus

Many in San Francisco love to hate the Google buses that bring tech workers between Google’s campus in Mountain View and San Francisco’s neighborhoods. The buses are seen a sign of elitism and gentrification. But Google is taking steps to … Continue reading

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San Francisco Giants keep 50 percent driving mode share

When the San Francisco Giants moved from Candlestick Park in 2000, the Giants transformed fans’ transportation patterns overnight.  95% of fans drove to the old Candlestick park location, according to Staci Slaughter, the Giants’ Communications VP. The Giants sought a … Continue reading

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Jarrett Walker’s Human Transit and Peninsula Transit dilemmas

Recently I read Jarrett Walker’s excellent new book Human Transit, which encapsulates the ideas that Walker shares on his transit planning blog. The book clearly frames the decisions that shape public transit systems, as well as some of the common … Continue reading

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