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March 18, 2012



P.S. These two photos were taken earlier this month before the time change as I was pondering the blog post--our local "young tech executives" are knocking off around 7pm...not the 8 or 8:30 that the photos might imply.


Joe, I take it you're not on the freeway much, because the shuttles they are talking about look nothing like your pictures. They are expensive white buses with black tinted windows and soem are double decker. Also, they are full up from 3:30pm and all night long. Here's a picture of what the shuttles look like:



Beg to differ, sir. I didn't just observe the shuttles, I also saw them loading with plenty of 20-somethings carrying the required messenger bags and iPhones and talking about web design. I'm certain there isn't only one or two standards for the shuttles. By the way, from the WSJ photo, the Facebook buses are Facebook blue.


The youngsters are enjoying coffee and lunch downtown and now I know why I don't see as many of them at dinnertime. Thanks for the observation and I agree with you that this is an investment in the future of Burlingame whether it be the home prices or just the charm that we need to maintain to stay Burlingame.


These shuttles have become so popular that SF is looking at requiring the 27 operators to get permits. About 36,000 one-way trips per day according to this SF Examiner piece



Does anyone wonder how this industry works?
Look it up.
Organized Crime, undoucmented-unlicened, un-insured drivers.
The shuttles are just taking advantage of the lack of overite.


From the Daily Journal piece at http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2013-09-09/gaming-company-reaches-female-audiences/1774989.html

A Burlingame-based startup is hoping to refine gaming — one, by tying e-commerce into games and secondly, by reaching out to a little tapped gaming market: women.

CrowdStar, located at 330 Primrose Road off of Burlingame Avenue, has been creating video games since 2008 after launching out of an incubator called YouWeb. The company has grown to 70 people and occupies the entire third floor of its office building.

The company also began a shift from running Facebook games to the mobile and tablet market in 2011, a trend that has recently picked up more heavily.

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