BART Capacity Peaking; Riders In Aging Trains Steaming Amid October HeatBART ridership is higher than ever but its fleet of train cars is breaking down, especially on hot days. Trains can get so crowded during rush hour that some passengers are unable to get on.
BART Recovering After Power Outage Causes Major Delays From SFO To The East BayBART is recovering after a power outage at the San Francisco Airport station caused major delays Monday in both SF and East Bay directions. Airport crews repaired the outage just before 5 p.m.
BART Contract Talks Resume This Week BART and its two biggest labor unions returned to the bargaining table Wednesday to make another attempt to resolve a dispute over a contract provision that calls for employees to receive up to six weeks of paid family medical leave annually.
BART Negotiations Resume With Union Reiterating Safety ConcernsThe Bay Area could see the start of another BART strike as early as October 11th if negotiations that resumed this week fail to lead to an agreement.
BART, Unions Seek Progress In Return To Negotiations Next WeekWhile next week marks the midway point in the BART dispute’s 60-day cooling-off period and the first time for negotiations since it began, neither side expects any serious movement until the following week when talks will center on the dispute's major economic issues.
BART Talks Continue; Unions Call Cooling-Off Period A DelayNegotiations are scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Chris Daly, the political director for Service Employees International Union Local 1021, said a strike is possible on Monday.
BART Warns Passengers Of Potential Strike In Coming WeeksBART is warning its passengers that there could be a strike by one or more of its employee unions in the next several weeks, but one union representative thinks that warning is premature.
Contract Negotiations Between BART, Labor Union Set to Begin Union leaders for the mechanics, station agents and train operators who make up the local Amalgamated Transit Union, are going into the talks seemingly frustrated with the transit agency.
BART Contract Talks To Begin; Agency Spends $400K On NegotiatorBART's labor unions say they’re upset that the transit district will spend $400,000 for a private negotiator for contract talks set to begin next week.
BART Offering Passengers Data On Crowd LevelsBay Area Rapid Transit released a beta-version feature for its Internet and mobile sites on Tuesday that gives riders an estimated snapshot of passenger levels when then they plan a trip.
BART To Begin Retrofit In Transbay Tube, Late-night Riders Should Expect DelaysBART will begin a retrofit project in the Transbay tube this weekend that will cause delays for late-night riders for the next several weeks.
BART Considers Raising Parking FeesThe cost of weekday parking at many Bay Area Rapid Transit stations could soon rise as the transit agency considers basing parking prices on demand at each individual station.
Bay Area Transit Braces For 1 Million Giants Parade RevelersMore than one million people are expected to pack into San Francisco Wednesday for the Giants' ticker tape parade along Market St. in honor of the team's Sunday night World Series win.
BART Riders Encounter Less Grime, Gunk and Goo On Trains