The BART Board of Directors voted 6 to 2 Thursday night so that the transit system’s directors will no longer get free rides for life.
There were nasty words from the unions after Thursday’s board vote and suffice to say there were big problems with BART’s system-wide failure Friday morning.
Tensions escalated at the BART bargaining table Monday with the possibility of a strike on Tuesday appearing to grow stronger.
Both sides in the Bay Area Rapid Transit labor dispute are talking about the lack of progress in negotiations, since the 60-day cooling off period started nearly a month ago.
Assaults on station agents – along with public urination, drug use, drug dealing – have prompted the Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors to introduce a “Prohibition Order” that targets unruly riders to them off trains.
Starting in July SFO employees who BART to work will save three dollars a day, thanks to the BART Board of Directors who voted to eliminate a $1.50 per-ride premium for airport employees.
Bay Area Rapid Transit will begin a week-long pilot project on Monday that will allow riders with bikes access to trains at all times.
In an effort to double the number of bicyclists who commute using BART, the service is launching a five-week, Friday’s only experiment by dropping its rush-hour bike ban beginning August 3rd.
PLEASANTON, Calif. (KCBS)- The victims of a recent theft at a BART parking garage have been contacted by the transit district’s police department.