SF fee for tech shuttles is based on state law

by : sfexaminer – excerpt

Companies whose commuter shuttle buses use Muni stops in The City to pick up workers will be paying $1 per stop used per day, which will amount to zero profit for San Francisco’s chronically underfunded, frequently-delayed Muni system. Why? Because it’s the law.
California’s Proposition 218, passed in 1996, prevents the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency or any other system statewide from creating a fee that goes beyond cost recovery… (more)

No Company Commuter Shuttle? Bay Area’s RidePal Has The Answer

By Phil Covington : triplepundit.com – excerpt

Recognizing a gap in the market, Nathalie co-founded RidePal a little over a year ago, with the goal of bringing company shuttle services to people working for smaller organizations, who are unable to hop on an in-house provided bus…
To make it work though, RidePal needed to be able to match riders, routes and vehicles to bring a critical mass of people together. Technology was the facilitator to make that happen…  (more)