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Lawmakers Demand Answers About BART Safety in Wake of Worker Deaths

November 8, 2013 | 8:30 am

Lawmakers Demand Answers About BART Safety in Wake of Worker Deaths

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BART’s practice of “simple approval” made workers responsible for their own safety.

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BART Unions Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract Agreement

November 1, 2013 | 5:40 pm

BART Unions Overwhelmingly Ratify Contract Agreement

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Vote was on deal reached after months of tortured talks — and strikes — over salary, benefits, safety.

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Bikes on BART: The ‘Blackout’ Is Officially Over

October 24, 2013 | 2:59 pm

Bikes on BART: The ‘Blackout’ Is Officially Over

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The agency grants bike riders unlimited all-day access to the system’s trains — even during rush hour.

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BART Probe: Investigators Re-Enact Fatal Accident

October 23, 2013 | 1:00 pm

BART Probe: Investigators Re-Enact Fatal Accident

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Inquiry seeks more information on what accident victims and train crew might have seen, and when.

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BART Strike Update: What Happens Next on Union Contracts?

October 22, 2013 | 2:50 pm

BART Strike Update: What Happens Next on Union Contracts?

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BART and its unions meet to turn their tentative agreement into contracts for workers to ratify.

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Tuesday BART Update: Trains Running, But Commute’s Not Quite Up to Speed

October 22, 2013 | 10:18 am

Tuesday BART Update: Trains Running, But Commute’s Not Quite Up to Speed

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Train service should be back to normal by this afternoon. Extra buses and ferries are still running.

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Monday Night BART Strike Update: Walkout Over, Service to Resume

October 21, 2013 | 11:25 pm

Monday Night BART Strike Update: Walkout Over, Service to Resume

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BART and unions reach a deal to end the four-day strike. Agency says trains will run Tuesday morning

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The Commenters Speak: How They’d Deal With BART Strike

October 18, 2013 | 2:30 pm

The Commenters Speak: How They’d Deal With BART Strike

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Amid the strong public opinion on the BART strike, a few concrete suggestions emerge.

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Images of the BART Strike: The Workers and the Commuters

October 18, 2013 | 11:45 am

Images of the BART Strike: The Workers and the Commuters

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Early images of the October BART strike show commuters fighting traffic and BART workers picketing.

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So How Much Do Striking BART Employees Make, Anyway?

October 18, 2013 | 10:45 am

So How Much Do Striking BART Employees Make, Anyway?

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Workers and management settled the financial issues but a dispute over work rules provoked the strike.

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