San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say board members will not be taking a vote on a tentative agreement during a special meeting to discuss a problem regarding a labor deal that settled a second strike.
BART management has taken issue with a provision in the tentative agreement that ended a strike by two unions last month potentially throwing the contract’s ratification by the BART board in jeopardy, BART officials said.
BART trains have resumed regular service Thursday morning following an equipment problem on the tracks in Daly City that caused trains to be delayed in the East Bay direction, according to BART officials.
Normal service resumed on Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Richmond line after a Tuesday morning fatality caused major delays, a BART spokesman said.
The head of a Northern California transit workers union on Thursday called for a criminal investigation into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track inspectors who were struck by a train while BART workers were on strike.
Service Employees International Union Local 1021 members voted to approve a tentative agreement reached after a four-day strike last month.
Bay Area Rapid Transit workers were voting Friday on the tentative agreement which ended the recent BART strike. The majority of the two biggest unions must support the deal for it to pass.
A dump truck was hanging over a guardrail on U.S. Highway 101 in San Francisco after a crash that involved at least two other vehicles Friday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously adopted new rail safety regulations, less than two weeks after two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers were killed while working on the tracks.
A state legislative committee is planning to hold a hearing in response to the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track inspectors who were struck by a train.