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Grace Crunican

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BART Maintenance Crew Wins Mechanics’ Competition At International Rail Rodeo

A BART maintenance crew has bragging rights after winning the top prize at this year’s International Rail Rodeo in Montreal, Canada.

06/24/2014

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BART Directors Vote To Give Raises To General Manager, Top Executives

BART directors voted unanimously Thursday to give raises totaling about 3.7 percent this year to General Manager Grace Crunican and other top officials at the transit agency.

04/10/2014

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

BART Strike Over, Limited Train Service Tuesday Morning

Bay Area Rapid Transit spokeswoman Alicia Trost said limited service would begin Tuesday at 4 a.m. on all lines. BART officials hoped trains would be running at full strength in time for the afternoon commute.

10/21/2013

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

BART Strike Enters 2nd Day, Management Rejects Unions’ Offer

In a statement released Friday night, BART officials said it “has received no indication that (workers at Service Employees International Union Local 1021 and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555) will return to work” on Saturday.

10/18/2013

Commuters line up to board the San Francisco Bay Ferry on the first day of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) strike on October 18, 2013 in Oakland, California. For the second time this year, BART workers have gone on strike after contract negotiations between BART management and the transit agency's two largest unions fell apart on Thursday afternoon. Management and unions agreed on the financial specifics of the contract but differed on workplace safety rules. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Gridlock Throughout Bay Area On 1st Day Of BART Strike

he Friday evening commute was a little longer than usual for many Bay Area commuters, with would-be BART riders scrambling for alternate forms of transportation to get to and from work due to the BART strike.

10/18/2013

A sign is posted outside of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Rockridge station on August 2, 2013 in Oakland, California. San Francisco Bay Area commuters are bracing for the possibility of a BART strike as a 30-day contract extension is set to expire on August 4 at midnight. Unions representing BART workers announced a 72-hour notice of intent to strike yesterday as BART management and union officials continue to negotiate a new contract. An estimated 400,000 people ride BART each day. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Details Work Rule Changes, Striking Workers Denounce Proposal

BART General Manager Grace Crunican said Friday that management wants to change work rules for its employees in order to save money and make the transit system operate more efficiently.

10/18/2013

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BART’s Final Offer Raising Tensions As New Dealine Nears

BART contract negotiations were set to resume Monday morning amid concerns whether BART’s last minute offer to unions was a positive step or if it may have imperiled the process.

10/14/2013

BART Strike

BART Talks Resume As Strike Deadline Looms

BART negotiations were expected to resume bargaining at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. Instead, the talks were put off so each side could meet in “caucus” Saturday morning.

10/12/2013

A BART train at Embarcadero Station in San Francisco. (CBS)

BART GM Joins Contract Talks As Unions Issue 72-Hour Strike Notice

BART’s general manager is meeting with union leaders in Oakland Friday but will wait until Saturday to present a new contract proposal as a second strike by the workers looms, an agency spokeswoman said Friday.

10/11/2013

A BART train at Embarcadero Station in San Francisco. (CBS)

BART Strike On Hold For Now After Governor Intervenes

California Gov. Jerry Brown intervened with an 11th hour order to impose a 7-day inquiry that averted a Bay Area Rapid Transit strike Monday morning, easing the minds of over 400,000 commuters who rely daily on the nation’s fifth-largest rail system.

08/04/2013

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