BART’s general manager said she understands the public’s anxiousness about the possibility of another strike by the transit agency’s workers Monday but she believes there’s still enough time to reach a deal before then.
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.
You can see a full-sized model of the new BART trains at MacArthur Station through Friday.
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.
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.
The workers’ four-year contract expires June 30. The union leaders, representing mostly train operators and station agents, say their workers deserve pay raises.
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.
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.
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.
Bay Area Rapid Transit directors voted 8-1 Wednesday to appoint former Seattle transportation chief Grace Crunican as BART’s new general manager.