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News - November 23, 2012

In search of the car-less commute

Cities, companies look to convince employees to try new ways of getting to work

by Jocelyn Dong

On any weekday morning, upwards of 17,000 commuters — some in buses, others on bicycles, but the majority in cars — stream onto north Shoreline Boulevard and North Rengstorff Avenue in Mountain View. By their sheer numbers, they could almost fill Shoreline Amphitheatre. Instead, they're on their way to Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft and other companies whose office complexes populate the area between U.S. Highway 101 and the San Francisco Bay.

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Jocelyn Dong, editor of the Voice's sister paper, the Palo Alto Weekly, can be emailed at


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