Management & Operations

BART goes on strike for second time in 4 months

Posted on October 18, 2013

Photo courtesy Mia5793 via Wikimedia Commons
Photo courtesy Mia5793 via Wikimedia Commons

OAKLAND, Calif. — The AP reported that Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART) workers walked off the job this morning for the second time in four months. The previous strike took place over four days in July.

The strike is the result of six months of talks in which the transit system and union representatives have been unable to reach a deal.

Roxanne Sanchez, president of Service Employees International Union Local 1021, told the AP that while the unions and BART came "extremely close" to agreement on economic, health care and pension issues, the parties were far apart on work rule issues. For the full story, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Gibson to lead west transit, rail practice for WSP | PB

His experience includes rail systems projects throughout the U.S. and internationally, including the implementation of systems and track work for a major light rail transit extension in St. Louis.

Profile: Susan Shaheen, Co-Director, Transportation Sustainability Research Center

Susan is an expert on the subject of carsharing. Today, we are using Lyft to travel from her office to the Downtown Berkeley BART station, where we will take the subway to have lunch in the Financial District of San Francisco.

COTA's Stitt announces retirement plans

During his tenure, he oversaw the transformation of public transit in Central Ohio, including a downtown circulator, an airport shuttle, and a comprehensive redesign of the entire bus network.

MARTA to add fresh produce kiosks at four rail stations

The markets provide a convenient shopping alternative for fresh, affordable, and locally grown produce.

U of Fla., FDOT, City partner to create ‘smart testbed’ for advanced technologies

This will be the first such program in Florida to involve a city, a university, and a state DOT. It will also involve industry partnerships to facilitate the development and operation of test bed.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close