Striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers picket in this July 1, 2013, file photo. San Francisco Bay Area commuters braced for the possibility of another train strike as the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency and its workers approached a deadline to reach a new contract deal. The two sides were set to resume negotiations at noon on Thursday, Aug. 1, but did not appear close to an agreement.
Photo by Staff File Photo /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Thursday, August 1st, 2013
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OAKLAND, Calif. — Two San Francisco Bay Area transit unions are set to go on strike and shut down one of the region’s major train systems if they don’t reach agreement on a new contract.