Facebook Running Ferry Service for Employees

Social network starts own water-based shuttle service.

By Chris Roberts
|  Thursday, Feb 13, 2014  |  Updated 10:47 AM PDT
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Ahoy! It's time to float to work at Facebook.

The Menlo Park-based social network giant has started running a ferry service from San Francisco to Redwood City.

Facebookers are clicking like on the ability to ride the boat from Pier 40 near AT&T Park to Redwood City, where a shuttle then takes them 10 minutes to the Facebook campus, the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

The Facebook catamaran so far makes one full trip up and down the Peninsula per day, according to a Facebook spokesperson. It carries up to 30 people and offers free coffee and Wi-Fi, the newspaper reported.

This is a trial program. Facebook will not say if it is looking into making it permanent.

Mountain View-based Google has previously operated a ferry program on a trial basis from the East Bay and the City.

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