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A View from Wade Roush

Navigating the Streets of San Francisco

Tourists used to depend on AAA to tell them where to go on vacation. But now they’re turning to another three-letter acronym: GPS. Here in San Francisco, you can rent a two-person buggy equipped with a GPS-activated audio tour guide;…

  • June 11, 2004

Tourists used to depend on AAA to tell them where to go on vacation. But now they’re turning to another three-letter acronym: GPS. Here in San Francisco, you can rent a two-person buggy equipped with a GPS-activated audio tour guide; pass by the old Occidental Hotel near Fisherman’s Wharf in one of three-wheeled, gas-powered vehicles from GoCar Rentals and you’re likely to hear how the martini was invented there. The New York Times featured the new service in this week’s Circuits section.

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