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Alicia Trost

A crowded BART train during rush hour on October 29, 2009. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Recovering After Power Outage Causes Major Delays From SFO To The East Bay

BART is recovering after a power outage at the San Francisco Airport station caused major delays Monday in both SF and East Bay directions. Airport crews repaired the outage just before 5 p.m.

03/17/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) union workers with SEIU Local 1021 hold signs as they picket in front of the Lake Merritt station on July 2, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Contract Talks Resume This Week

BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute over a contract provision that calls for employees to receive up to six weeks of paid family medical leave annually.

12/18/2013

Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Negotiations Resume With Union Reiterating Safety Concerns

The Bay Area could see the start of another BART strike as early as October 11th if negotiations that resumed this week fail to lead to an agreement.

09/11/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Unions Seek Progress In Return To Negotiations Next Week

While next week marks the midway point in the BART dispute’s 60-day cooling-off period and the first time for negotiations since it began, neither side expects any serious movement until the following week when talks will center on the dispute’s major economic issues.

09/06/2013

Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Talks Continue; Unions Call Cooling-Off Period A Delay

Negotiations are scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Chris Daly, the political director for Service Employees International Union Local 1021, said a strike is possible on Monday.

08/08/2013

BART train, station

BART Warns Passengers Of Potential Strike In Coming Weeks

BART is warning its passengers that there could be a strike by one or more of its employee unions in the next several weeks, but one union representative thinks that warning is premature.

06/18/2013

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Contract Negotiations Between BART, Labor Union Set to Begin

Union leaders for the mechanics, station agents and train operators who make up the local Amalgamated Transit Union, are going into the talks seemingly frustrated with the transit agency.

05/13/2013

BART station (CBS)

BART Contract Talks To Begin; Agency Spends $400K On Negotiator

BART’s labor unions say they’re upset that the transit district will spend $400,000 for a private negotiator for contract talks set to begin next week.

04/25/2013

Commuters pack into a BART train. (Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

BART Offering Passengers Data On Crowd Levels

Bay Area Rapid Transit released a beta-version feature for its Internet and mobile sites on Tuesday that gives riders an estimated snapshot of passenger levels when then they plan a trip.

04/24/2013

Toward the Transbay Tube in San Francisco. (Wikimedia Commons)

BART To Begin Retrofit In Transbay Tube, Late-night Riders Should Expect Delays

BART will begin a retrofit project in the Transbay tube this weekend that will cause delays for late-night riders for the next several weeks.

01/18/2013

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