Phil Matier: BART Tragedy A Catalyst To New Labor Negotiations The tragic accident that claimed the lives of two men on BART train tracks on Saturday has brought a somber air to the transit labor negotiations.
About The Bay: BART Strike Blues For San Francisco's Glen Park BusinessesAs the BART strike continues, the collateral damage can be seen everywhere. I decided to take a walk around one of areas among those likely hardest hit by this strike—Glen Park. The San Francisco neighborhood is like a small village in the urban landscape, full of mom-and-pop stores. Glen Park depends on the roughly 15 thousand riders who use its BART station.
BART Accident Victim Had Extensive ExperienceChristopher Sheppard of Hayward and Larry Daniels were struck and killed by a train just north of the Walnut Creek station on Saturday.
BART Strike Continues As NTSB Probes Fatal AccidentBART commuters should find make alternate plans for Monday. With no scheduled talks in sight, the strike will continue.
San Francisco Soup Kitchen Loses Volunteers Due To BART Strike, Issues Call For HelpSt. Anthony's Dining Room is scrambling to cover volunteer shifts this weekend and into next week due to the ongoing BART strike.
Death Of BART Workers Casts Pall Over Strike; Union May Reject Latest OfferThe tragic death of 2 workers cast a pall over the BART strike Saturday as both sides expressed their grief and condolences. Both sides refused to discuss negotiations or the strike, saying their focus for now is on the workers.
2 BART Workers Struck, Killed By Train In Walnut CreekTwo people, one BART employee and one contractor, were struck and killed by the out-of-service BART train Saturday as they conducted track inspections between the Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stations
BART Strike Enters 2nd Day, Management Rejects Unions' OfferIn a statement released Friday night, BART officials said it "has received no indication that (workers at Service Employees International Union Local 1021 and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555) will return to work" on Saturday.
Gridlock Throughout Bay Area On 1st Day Of BART Strikehe Friday evening commute was a little longer than usual for many Bay Area commuters, with would-be BART riders scrambling for alternate forms of transportation to get to and from work due to the BART strike.
BART Details Work Rule Changes, Striking Workers Denounce ProposalBART General Manager Grace Crunican said Friday that management wants to change work rules for its employees in order to save money and make the transit system operate more efficiently.
Thousands Sign Petition To End Transit Strikes In Wake Of BART WalkoutAs Bay Area commuters deal with the second BART union strike this year, a movement to ban the state's public transit workers from striking is gaining steam, according to a politician gathering signatures for the campaign.
Phil Matier: What Went Wrong In BART Talks Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown joined the KCBS, KPIX and Chronicle insider to take a look at how things fell apart so drastically at the last minute of BART labor negotiations.
BART Riders Scramble For Commute Alternatives During StrikeCommuters scrambled for alternatives to get to work Friday morning as Bay Area Rapid Transit workers went on strike following an impasse in labor negotiations.
BART Workers Resume Commute-Crippling StrikeBay Area Rapid Transit workers walked off the job Friday for the second time in four months.
Work Rules Emerged As Key Issue In BART Contract TalksWork rules for employees emerged as a key issue in BART contract negotiations that resulted in union leaders announcing Thursday that workers will go on strike Friday.