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Bay Area Rapid Transit Strike (2013)
As possible BART strike looms, officials call for weekend deal
As possible BART strike looms, officials call for weekend deal

SAN FRANCISCO -- As the clock ticked toward another potential regional transit strike, Bay Area public officials banded together Friday to press management and labor to resolve their differences and spare the riding public significant hardship. The unions representing the majority of Bay Area Rapid Transit workers issued a 72-hour notice of intent to strike late Thursday as the clock ticked toward a Sunday midnight deadline on contract negotiations. That marks the end of a 30-day contract extension that both sides accepted after a 4 1/2-day strike last month. It was the first regional transit strike in 16 years. With a line of local and regional officials behind him, California Labor...

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