Driving the Tech Elite to Work Is a Miserable, Thankless Job

Kevin Montgomery · 08/14/14 06:00PM

Tech buses don't need anymore bad press. Their mere existence in San Francisco has been enough to make them the most hated bus system in America. But a new report is certain to drag their reputation down even further: companies are paying their bus drivers obscenely low wages and forcing them to work 15.5 hour days, six of which are unpaid.

Kevin Montgomery · 07/01/14 10:57AM

How's this for a metaphor for what's going on in San Francisco? Directly outside City Hall yesterday, a pleb-filed Muni collided with a luxury tech bus. It's the rich and the poor—the private and public sectors—butting heads again before a mayor increasingly giving favors to Silicon Valley. [Photo: defabulous]