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John Goodwin

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About The Bay: More Workers Means The Worst Commute In Bay Area History

With more people working in the Bay Area than ever before, one of the biggest strains is being noticed on the impact on traffic.

09/02/2014

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BART Prepares For Strike, May Use Managers To Keep Trains Running

With both sides remaining far apart in the BART labor dispute, the transit agency is looking at managers to operate some trains if a strike occurs.

09/13/2013

A worker paints a sign near the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Work Grinds On; Early Opening Hoped For New Span

Transportation officials say work to open the new Bay Bridge eastern span was progressing just as it should, as crews have been working nonstop since the last cars passed through the toll plaza Wednesday.

08/30/2013

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

MTC Offers Suggestions To Reduce Commute Stress During BART Strike

An official from the Metropolitan Transportation Commission urged commuters to plan ahead to avoid headaches in the ongoing BART strike.

07/01/2013

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

Few Alternatives For Commuters Ahead Of Possible BART Strike

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s unionized employees will meet on Tuesday to vote for a strike authorization that could lead to a walkout within a week. The result, transit officials said, would become a regional transportation emergency that will have commuters looking for alternatives of which there are few.

06/24/2013

One of the defective bolts on the new Bay Bridge eastern span. (CBS)

Bechtel Engineer Says Caltrans ‘Fell On Its Face’ Over New Bay Bridge Steel

As Caltrans officials scramble to figure out just what went wrong with the anchor rods on the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span and how to repair them, they are paying close attention to an unsolicited report from a retired engineer.

04/24/2013

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