Apple and Google reroute employee shuttle buses after attacks

Apple shuttle buses rerouted following suspected attacks

In response to the problem, Apple sent out emails to its employees on Tuesday night, saying the daily buses that drive its workers to its headquarters will be taking a different route from now on.

"There is nothing confirmed but it is suspected that a pellet gun (or rocks) might have been used in these incidents", the email to the employees said.

Five of the attacks happened in the morning and evening on Tuesday between Highway 84 in Woodside and Highway 85 in Cupertino.

Buses for Apple and Google employees have been attacked by unknown assailants in San Francisco, leading to smashed windows thought to be caused by pellet guns.

California Highway Patrol officer Art Montiel told The Post that it is still not known what was used to damage the buses, but added that they were struck while traveling at freeway speeds.

He The Guardian that the attacks didn't appear to be targeted, as tech buses are typically unmarked, but investigators weren't "ruling anything out". No one was injured, FOX KTVU reported.

Since-deleted post from Twitter user describing shuttle attack. Montiel said he had received no reports that other company buses or private vehicles had been targeted.

Why are the buses being attacked?

"It could be Google, Apple or any other company", he said.

Due to recent incidents of broken windows along the commute route, specifically on highway 280, we're re-routing coaches for the time being. Apple buses are silver, Google buses are white, and Facebook buses are blue. "We're working closely with law enforcement to investigate these incidents and we'll notify you as soon as the coaches are able to return to the regular route", read the email, by Mashable.

"We want them to be aware of their surroundings and if they see anything, let us know", he said. Locals blame the employees of the tech companies for driving up the prices and rental rates of homes in San Francisco and Oakland, as they moved into the area from Silicon Valley. In an e-mail obtained by Mashable, employees were told that the new route may add 30 minutes to 45 minutes to their commute.

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