Starting in 2014, the program that allows Bay Area commuters to use pre-tax dollars from their paychecks to pay for transit and commuting will be slashed nearly in half.
It’s one of the recommendations from a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency study on long-term bicycle parking in San Francisco.
Bay Area Rapid Transit’s lead negotiator is presenting union leaders with a new proposal Thursday, the final day of talks before the end of the 60-day-cooling off period.
The brand-new, seismically-safe eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge was open for the first workday commute Tuesday and the California Highway Patrol reported things went smoothly for the morning drive.
BART management met with union leaders again Tuesday to try to reach an agreement before the contract for the transit agency’s employees expires Sunday night but a union official said the talks weren’t productive.
With another BART strike looming, commuters may have to find an alternate way of getting around.
BART trains pulling into the station were a welcome sight for many passengers this afternoon after a four-day worker strike.
Bay Area Rapid Transit transit workers returned to work Friday afternoon after a four-day strike, and trains were rolling again shortly before 3 p.m..
BART riders are finding other ways to get to work on day two of the BART strike and most would like to see both sides back at the bargaining table.
Commuters endured another tough morning commute because of a Bay Area Rapid Transit worker strike. Meanwhile, there were no new negotiations scheduled between BART management and its employee unions.