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Tag: Dorothy Dugger

August 31, 2011 | 11:20 am

BART Directors Approve Grace Crunican as New GM; Video – Addressing Seattle Snowstorm Snafu

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BART directors voted 8-1 today to appoint former Seattle transportation chief Grace Crunican as BART’s new general manager. Crunican has also served as the second-ranking person in the Federal Transit Administration under President Bill Clinton and as head of Oregon’s Department of Transportation. The lone director to vote against appointing Crunican was director James Fang, […]

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BART Replaces GM Dorothy Dugger With Interim Appointment

April 14, 2011 | 3:37 pm

BART Replaces GM Dorothy Dugger With Interim Appointment

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BART directors today voted to replace its ousted general manager Dorothy Dugger with a temporary appointment. By a vote of 6-3, former General Counsel Sherwood Wakeman was installed as interim GM until a replacement can be found. KTVU has a video report, which includes dissenting director Lynette Sweet expressing dismay over the recent turn of […]

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Morning Splash: Bonds Guilty on One Count; BART’s Dugger Gets Nearly $1 Million Severance

April 14, 2011 | 7:54 am

Morning Splash: Bonds Guilty on One Count; BART’s Dugger Gets Nearly $1 Million Severance

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Bonds guilty of obstruction of justice, jury deadlocked on perjury counts (California Watch) Barry Bonds, the former Giants slugger and baseball’s home run champion, was found guilty of obstruction of justice Wednesday for giving evasive answers to a federal grand jury that was questioning him about his use of performance-enhancing drugs. The jury deadlocked on […]

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BART General Manager Dorothy Dugger Resigns; Severance is $958,000

April 13, 2011 | 12:10 pm

BART General Manager Dorothy Dugger Resigns; Severance is $958,000

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BART general manager Dorothy Dugger and the transit agency have finally parted ways. The BART board tried to oust Dugger — who by some accounts has done a decent job — in February, but that vote was rescinded because it violated the state’s open meeting law. Today, BART sent out the following announcement. Terms of […]

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February 11, 2011 | 12:44 pm

Report: BART Board Wanted GM Dugger to Resign

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The Contra Costa Times is reporting that BART’s Board of Directors voted to ask GM Dorothy Dugger to resign, but was forced to rescind its vote after being informed it was a violation of the Brown Act. The Brown Act is California’s open government law, which dictates a government body, among other requirements, agendize business […]

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