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Google to fund free shuttles through 2024

Original post made on Jul 2, 2019

Mountain View's free community shuttle service will be getting an upgrade. In a new deal inked with the city, Google has agreed to continue paying for the transit system for another five years.

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Posted by Bruce Karney
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jul 2, 2019 at 4:08 pm

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That's good news. I hope the shuttles will first expand their hours and then expand the number of routes. Instead of 10AM to 6PM I'd love to see 6AM to 8PM.

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Posted by RLG
a resident of Waverly Park
on Jul 2, 2019 at 5:44 pm

Given the traffic congestion that accompanies the concerts at Shoreline, has any consideration been given to busing concert attendees from the MV train station lot to the amphitheatre and back?

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Posted by IVG
a resident of Rex Manor
on Jul 3, 2019 at 7:49 am

Interesting that this was published right after the article on the civil grand jury report re: VTA. $2M for 200k riders makes a $10 subsidy per rider, just like VTA, but for shorter trips.

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