KQED News Special

San Francisco Imposes Fee on Tech Buses

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San Francisco's Municipal Transportation Agency approved a pilot program on Tuesday to regulate controversial private commuter shuttle services in the city, including buses chartered by tech companies like Google and Apple. The city will now charge $1 per stop in a public bus stop. But the decision did not appease some critics of the buses, which have become symbols of income inequality amid the tech boom.

Guests:

Tim Redmond, editor for 48Hills.org, a new online publication covering San Francisco, and former executive editor of the San Francisco Bay Guardian

C.W. Nevius, metro columnist for The San Francisco Chronicle

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