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Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department (r) stands outside a BART train while passengers board in San Francisco.

Brother of slain officer feels sorry for shooter

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The older brother of a slain San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officer said his heart goes out to the family of a fellow officer who accidentally shot and killed his […]

01/23/2014

Law enforcement officers salute as the body of a Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer draped with the American flag is loaded into an Alameda County Sheriff's Coroner vehicle at Eden Medical Center in Castro Valley, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/The Contra Costa Times, Anda Chu)

Slain officer was seeking stolen laptop

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area public transit officer who was shot and killed by a fellow officer while searching an apartment was looking for a laptop and related items that had […]

01/22/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit travelers wait to board an arriving train Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

San Francisco transit, union leaders reach deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials and labor union leaders announced a new deal early Saturday, saying the final issue in their ongoing dispute has been resolved. The transit system […]

12/21/2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit passengers wait to board a train Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. A recipe for gridlock was brewing in the San Francisco Bay Area, as two of the region's major transit agencies teetered on the brink of commute-crippling strikes. While talks between the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency and its unions to avoid the second walk-off in four months were set to resume on Tuesday, workers at a major regional bus line said they would go on strike in 72 hours. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SF transit workers get raise, higher benefit costs

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The tentative contract that ended the San Francisco Bay Area’s transit strike includes a 15 percent raise over four years but also increased worker contributions toward their health insurance and pensions, […]

10/23/2013

A San Francisco Bay Ferry passes Alcatraz Island. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Trains running after deal reached to end strike

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Trains in the San Francisco Bay Area are running again Tuesday after a tentative deal capped six months of contentious labor negotiations and two strikes that upended hundreds of thousands of […]

10/22/2013

With the BART transit system on strike, traffic is backed up for blocks on Battery Street leading to an artery of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge during the evening commute Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SF transit strike has commuters facing gridlock

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area commuters started the new work week on Monday with gridlocked roadways and long lines for buses and ferries as a major transit strike entered its fourth day. […]

10/21/2013

A BART police officer looks out of a BART car that struck and killed two people along Jones Road in Walnut Creek, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/The Mercury News, Dan Rosenstrauch)

Train kills 2 track workers amid SF Bay strike

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – A commuter train that is part of a San Francisco Bay Area system whose employees are on strike hit and killed two maintenance workers Saturday afternoon, officials said. The accident that […]

10/19/2013

Commuters wait to board a ferry bound for San Francisco on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Commuters in the San Francisco Bay Area got up before dawn on Friday and endured heavy traffic on roadways, as workers for the region's largest transit system walked off the job for the second time in four months.(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Union promises BART vote, expects ‘resounding no’

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The president of one of the two unions involved in the San Francisco Bay Area rapid transit strikes said Saturday she will take the final contract offer to members for a […]

10/19/2013

Closed entrance to the Glen Park Bay Area Rapid Transit station. (AP Photo)

2nd SF Bay area transit strike in 4 months begins

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Commuters in the San Francisco Bay Area got up before dawn on Friday and endured heavy traffic on roadways, as workers for the region’s largest transit system walked off the job […]

10/18/2013

A passenger rides a Bay Area Rapid Transit train in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SF Bay Area trains run as strike talks drag on

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A marathon negotiating session between a major San Francisco Bay Area transit agency and its two largest unions spilled into the early morning hours Thursday without a deal to end the […]

10/17/2013

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