BART drops controversial safety procedure

BART is permanently dropping a controversial safety protocol known as “simple approval” after two workers were killed on the tracks over the weekend

Bart, unions back at the table to finalize details

Although BART management and union leaders reached a tentative agreement on a new contract Monday night, both sides are back at the bargaining table today to finalize the language in the contract

Trainee was operating BART train when it struck workers

(中文) 捷運列車周末撞死兩名路軌維修工人事件,聯邦運輸當局證實,當時負責操作列車的是一名練習生…

BART train was run by computer when it hit employees

A train that struck and killed two BART employees this afternoon north of the Walnut Creek station had an “experienced operator” at the controls…

Good samaritans pulls man who fell onto train tracks

Good samaritans pulls man who fell onto train tracks at Civic Center Bart station…

No Bart strike on Thursday, talks continue

Federal mediators overseeing labor negotiations between BART management and union leaders announced for the second consecutive night that BART trains will run in the morning as talks continue…

BART keeps running amid talks

SF-area train system keeps running amid talks…

No BART strike Monday, still possible for Tuesday

BART officials said an offer presented to unions this afternoon is $7 million higher than one made Friday, and that it represents the agency’s last, best and final offer…

How to eliminate future threats by BART unions

灣區捷運董事方以偉透露,勞資雙方都不希望職員罷工,談判過程卻出現了個性上的不合。勞方在四年前因為經濟不景氣…

No BART strike on Friday, talks to continue over the weekend

No BART strike on Friday, talks will continue through the weekend…

BART talks and public opinion

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BART negotiation and polls on public opinion…

BART and union remain far apart

Negotiators for BART management and its labor unions traded allegations that the other side is bargaining in bad faith…

Commuters turn to public transit during bridge closure

Many commuters who normally rely on the Bay Bridge to get to work are turning to BART and other public transit options…

Transit agencies to boost service during Bay Bridge closure

Bay Area transit agencies said they will beef up service while the Bay Bridge is closed over Labor Day weekend…

Major BART delays reported in Transbay Tube

A San Francisco-bound BART train has become disabled in the Transbay Tube, causing major BART delays Wednesday morning…

Judge grants Bay Area transit strike reprieve

A judge has signed off on Gov. Jerry Brown’s request for a 60-day cooling-off period in talks between the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency and its unions, giving San Francisco Bay Area commuters a reprieve from a potential train strike…

Union lawyer disputes BART contract figure

A union attorney is disputing BART’s claim that the two sides are $100 million apart in their contract proposals…

BART & unions take a breather after strike averted

Negotiators for BART and unions representing about 2,400 employees are taking a breather…

BART strike averted as governor calls for board of inquiry

Union officials said this evening that Governor Jerry Brown has called for a seven day board of inquiry…

Many BART riders frustrated with possible second strike

Another potential strike is frustrating many riders. One rider said the commute during the July strike took an hour longer each way…

BART and unions compete for public support

BART officials and union leaders are trying to win the public’s support before another potential strike Monday morning…

BART unions issue a 72-hour strike notice

BART unions have issued a 72-hour strike notice…

Public transit braces for another possible BART strike

With a second BART strike possible on Monday, Bay Area transit agencies are again preparing alternate ways to get commuters…

BART management outlines new contract offers

BART management outlines offers in its negotiations with the unions…

BART union & management meeting again

BART management is meeting with union leaders again Monday to try to reach an agreement…

Labor leaders accuse BART of hardball tactics

Union leaders alleged Monday that management’s chief negotiator has a long history of engaging in hardball tactics and accused him of engaging in unfair bargaining…

BART passengers comment on new train cars

BART passengers will get a chance to view and comment on the transit agency’s future fleet of train cars at the MacArthur station in Oakland over the next four days…

BART union may strike again if contract talks fail

BART union representatives said if the contract talks with the BART management fail, union workers may go on strike again…

BART police probe porn video shot on train

Bay Area Rapid Transit police are investigating an amateur pornographic video apparently shot on a moving train…

BART service to resume Friday afternoon

BART service will begin running Friday afternoon after BART management and unions agreed to extend…