Bay Area Rapid Transit workers walked off the job Friday for the second time in four months.
Union leaders extended a strike deadline by 24 hours Sunday night, granting Bay Area commuters a day’s grace, but blasted BART leadership for what they called a refusal to negotiate.
For the first time since Gov. Jerry Brown ordered a 60-day cooling-off period, Bay Area Rapid Transit management and its unions returned to the bargaining table Monday and resumed negotiations to try and avoid a strike that would result in service shutdown.
Initial repair work was completed Friday morning to ease congested BART service traveling through the Transbay Tube after maintenance vehicles damaged the tracks earlier Friday.
San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Director Ed Reiskin said the 50 year plan is ambitious, but is necessary to accommodate for the expected growth in population.
Riders on the commuter rail line being built through Sonoma and Marin counties will be able to catch a train all the way to the Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport, transportation officials said.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency plans to upgrade its aging bus fleet with the help of more than $21 million in federal grants, city officials announced Monday.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced $45.7 million in transit related grants for the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission was running an emergency drill Thursday morning when they got the call about the fire near the West Oakland BART station.
The plan is set to go to the full San Francisco Board of Supervisors next week after receiving strong support from the Land Use Committee.