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A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Votes Against Policy That Gave Themselves Free Rides For Life

The BART Board of Directors voted 6 to 2 Thursday night so that the transit system’s directors will no longer get free rides for life.

08/29/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Criticized For Not Advertising Four Openings On Its Board Of Directors

BART is facing criticism for not publicizing that four board of directors seats are up for November’s election and that open filing for the positions is available for the next three weeks.

07/14/2014

Golden Gate Bridge

Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.

02/28/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

BART Board Approves New Contract, Heads To Unions For Approval

The Board of Directors voted 8-1 to approve the new labor agreement reached with its two largest unions.

01/02/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Tense BART Talks Set To Resume Over Family Leave

Negotiators with Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two largest unions are set to restart negotiations on Thursday, with many hard feelings remaining on both sides of the table.

12/11/2013

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Phil Matier: BART Riders May Experience Sticker Shock Soon

BART fares are set to go up more than five percent starting in January. The transit agency’s Board of Directors is also considering a plan to charge even more during peak hours or at its busiest stations.

12/06/2013

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

BART Unions Slam Board Over Deaths Of Workers During Strike

The Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors passed resolutions honoring the two workers killed on the tracks on October 19, despite protests from union leadership.

10/24/2013

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

BART Union Leader Threatens ‘Bloodiest, Longest’ Strike As Negotiations Set To Resume

The two sides have until August 4 to reach an agreement or another strike could be in the works.

07/12/2013

Facebook

Facebook Board Member Jim Breyer Stepping Down

Facebook says that venture capitalist Jim Breyer won’t seek re-election to its board of directors.

04/27/2013

BART Ticket Gate

BART Board Votes To Increase Fares, Parking Fees

BART fares and parking fees are going up. The transit company’s board of directors overwhelmingly decided in a vote in Oakland on Thursday to approve the proposed hike.

02/28/2013

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