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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 Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

State Approves Auditing BART’s Finances, Employment Practices

While BART and its unions remain without a contract agreement, a state committee voted on Wednesday to open the transit agency’s books and audit their finance and employment practices. The results, however, won’t be known for months.

08/22/2013

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BART Investigates Computer Glitch That Crippled System

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are trying to figure out exactly what happened Monday night when computers crashed, halting service throughout the BART system for two hours.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

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BART Staff Absences Affecting Cleanliness Of Trains

BART riders rate cleanliness as high as safety and reliablility, but a high staff-absenteeism rate is keeping trains from looking their best.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/05/2011