Wi-Drive: A New, Eco-Friendly Commuting Option in Marin County CA

Posted by Renee Adelmann on Monday, March 9th, 2009 at 1:52pm.

Workday commuting from Marin County to San Francisco is a trip undertaken by tens of thousands of people each day.   Logistically speaking, the trip is a fairly easy one to make (by car, boat, bus, or even by bicycle across the Golden Gate Bridge) however eco-conscious consumers in Marin County now have a new option worthy of consideration.

A San Francisco-based company called Bauer's Intelligent Transportation is now offering Marin to San Francisco commuters the opportunity to commute in high-style (and also in a more eco-friendly manner) on one of their unique "Wi-Drive!" buses.

What is a Wi-Drive Bus?

The Wi-Drive is a 52-seat, luxury commuter bus that runs on biodiesel fuel.   The amenities found on the Wi-Drive commuter bus are impressive and include:

  • Free, high-speed wireless internet (WiFi) access,
  • Full meal service (meals can be pre-ordered online),
  • Large, supple leather seats with laptop computer trays,
  • Plenty of table space and power outlets for working on the go

These eco-friendly commuter buses offer high-style and conveniences typically reserved for the home or home office.   The cost for the round-trip commute between Marin County and San Francisco is currently priced at $16.40, however a discounted roundtrip fare of $14.76 can be obtained if a month worth of rides are purchased in advance. 

Wi-Drive Bus Schedule (Marin to San Francisco)

Departs Departure Location Arrives Arrival Location
6:45am Larkspur Landing, E&O Trading Co. Restaurant 7:20am San Francisco Ferry Building
8:00am Mill Valley, Manzanita Park & Ride Lot 8:45am San Francisco Ferry Building


Wi-Drive Bus Schedule (San Francisco to Marin)

Departs Departure Location Arrives Arrival Location
4:15pm San Francisco Ferry Building 5:00pm Larkspur Landing, E&O Trading Co Restaurant
5:45pm San Francisco Ferry Building 5:45pm Mill Valley, Manzanita Park & Ride Lot


You can learn more about Wi-Drive! by visiting the company's website.  

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1 Response to "Wi-Drive: A New, Eco-Friendly Commuting Option in Marin County CA"

Curtis Reddehase wrote: Sounds like a great idea. The cost is not much more than some toll fares in other cities and much more convenient. It will be interesting to see how well it works.

Posted on Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 at 10:26am.

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