The Global View

Microsoft adopts Google’s bus service idea for employees

busIn the latest tit for tat between the two tech giants, Microsoft is rolling out a small fleet of buses to transport its workers to its offices in and around Redmond. Naturally they’re all wi-fi enabled, as one might expect.

It’s fun to see the rivalry rolling on — Google launched its service earlier this year, with a piece in the NYT in March, and now it’s followed in September by Microsoft — and it’s great to get these firms thinking about the many benefits of public transport. (Get the official MS details here).

Greenbang wonders who’s got the cooler bus?