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Google has laid the foundation for four large, and distinct, employment centers in just one city of the South Bay Area.
The Mercury News
November 9, 2019, 1pm PST
New multibillion-dollar affordable housing commitments from leading tech firms may build out thousands of units, but that's nothing next to California's gargantuan housing shortage.
The New York Times
September 25, 2019, 9am PDT
Fast Company details the ambitions of a plan that would add thousands of homes, open space, and commercial development to the home of Google in the Silicon Valley.
Fast Company
September 11, 2019, 10am PDT
Google's plans for the Diridon Transit Village are much more clear.
The Architect's Newspaper
September 3, 2019, 1pm PDT
Under the transit tab on Google Maps, users will now be able to incorporate trips that start on a bike but end on a bus, train, or other mode of transport.
The Verge
July 5, 2019, 7am PDT
Google Maps will now share data about how crowded buses and trains are likely to be.
The Verge
June 23, 2019, 11am PDT
Google is positioning itself to take advantage of the local talent residing in and around Austin.
Austin American-Statesman
June 18, 2019, 10am PDT
The tech industry giant answers a call to do more to help alleviate housing prices in the region it calls home by promising to build tens of thousands of units on its own land.
The Mercury News
May 18, 2019, 11am PDT
Google has expanded its footprint in North San Jose to cover 1.27 million square feet. Local officials are saying that the company's acquisitions ensure the long-term financial stability of the city.
The Mercury News
March 27, 2019, 7am PDT
In case you've ever felt like Google Maps isn't as helpful on foot as it is in a car, there's a new technology just for you.
Gizmodo
March 18, 2019, 12pm PDT
Today's Google Doodle celebrates an important component of accessibility and mobility for the visually impaired.
Google
March 13, 2019, 12pm PDT
State and county officials gathered on Friday to celebrate the start of a $514 million project to convert carpool lanes to express lanes and connect auxiliary lanes to make for a lane addition. The 32-mile project on Highway 101 opens in 2022.
San Mateo Daily Journal
December 17, 2018, 11am PST
Both Apple and Google have announced expansions in recent days that required a ten-figure total to describe.
The Washington Post
November 25, 2018, 7am PST
The city of San Jose is pushing Google to mitigate the effects of gentrification and displacement at its planned transit oriented facility in downtown San Jose.
The Mercury News
November 8, 2018, 8am PST
Google's plan to add 12,000 new workers in the city of New York is the second tech company bonanza for the city this week.
The Wall Street Journal
October 1, 2018, 9am PDT
In the Bay Area's biggest city, the debate over density pits two economic drivers against each other.
Mercury News
September 19, 2018, 7am PDT
Finding the right data in an ocean of open data takes some Googling.
Government Technology
June 29, 2018, 11am PDT
If a majority of the city's voters approve the city-sponsored ballot measure, business license fees will change from a flat $30 annual fee to a new tax based on the number of employees, with the largest employer, Google, to pay $3.3 million.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 2, 2018, 10am PDT
In its first dive into a touchless transportation payment system, Google Pay is partnering with NXP's MIFARE on a Las Vegas Monorail pilot.
Smart Cities Dive
February 18, 2018, 11am PST
Computer vision and machine learning promise to change the way we see and understand urban life.
Curbed