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Grace Crunican

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

BART Unions Slam Chief Negotiator Over Tactics, Being Unavailable

Less than two weeks before BART workers could resume their strike, union leaders alleged Monday that management’s chief negotiator has a long history of engaging in hardball tactics and accused him of engaging in unfair bargaining.


A future BART car being displayed at the MacArthur Station. (CBS)

Future BART Trains To Have Fewer Seats, Accommodate More Passengers

You can see a full-sized model of the new BART trains at MacArthur Station through Friday.


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

BART, Unions Hope To Resolve Labor Dispute Ahead Of August Deadline

BART trains are running at full strength after last week’s crippling strike, but with only a 30-day contract extension, state mediators have their work cut out for them.


Former BART General Manager Dorothy Dugger (BART)

BART GM Says Ex-Official’s Pay Deserves Review

The top administrator for the Bay Area Rapid Transit System says her predecessor’s pay of $330,000 last year despite not working a single day warrants a review.


A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Labor Talks Underway Between BART, Two Largest Unions

The workers’ four-year contract expires June 30. The union leaders, representing mostly train operators and station agents, say their workers deserve pay raises.


Demonstrator Tom Comitta pretends to talk on a telephone during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bill To Override BART Cell Phone Policy Speeds Through California Legislature

A bill to require that Bay Area Rapid Transit and other government agencies seek a court order before blocking cell phone access could reach the floor of the California Senate before the end of April.


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BART Board Holds Weekend Meeting To Discuss Agency’s Financial Challenges

BART’s Board of Directors held a rare meeting session that went into the weekend in Walnut Creek to discuss the major funding challenges facing the agency.


A protestor pretends to talk on a cell phone as he taunts a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Delays Vote On Cellphone Policy

The BART Board of Directors has postponed a vote on a new cellphone policy, saying they want that policy to be “crystal clear” before it is adopted.


New BART General Manager Grace Crunican (Courtesy Photo)

Former Seattle Transportation Head Named New BART General Manager

Bay Area Rapid Transit directors voted 8-1 Wednesday to appoint former Seattle transportation chief Grace Crunican as BART’s new general manager.

KPIX 5–08/31/2011