strike

5:20am

Tue October 22, 2013
Transportation

BART is back!

BART service has resumed as of 4am Tuesday.  Having reached a tentative agreement, train service has resumed.  Expect limited capacity for the morning commute, with full service by afternoon.  Supplemental transit service remains available.

6:31am

Tue July 23, 2013

10:38am

Tue July 2, 2013
Transportation

BART strike continues

LA Times: BART strike enters Day 2, promising more commuting chaos

Excerpt: “I wish I had news for you, but BART hasn’t offered any new proposals to bring about a resolution, and we’re on the second day of our strike,” said Cecille Isidro, a spokeswoman with Service Employees International Union Local 1021 – one of the two unions striking. “They have not come back with any proposals that address critical safety issues and fair pay.”

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7:54am

Mon July 1, 2013

3:06pm

Tue June 25, 2013
Transportation

BART unions prepare for strike authorization vote

Millbrae BART Station (via flickr user terraplanner)

With no solution in sight to a wage impasse, labor unions representing the Bay Area's commuter rail system are voting Tuesday whether to authorize a strike.

BART and the labor unions have been deadlocked for months. The current contract is set to expire at midnight on Sunday.

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