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When public transit shuts down
More and more people are moving to cities and turning to public transit, so what happens when these aging systems can't handle the load of increasing masses?
A day in the life of a Federal mediator for the BART strike
It takes a lot of people skills and knowledge of the intricacies of labor contracts to be a Federal mediator, like those called in to try to resolve the BART strike in the San Francisco Bay Area.
What did the tech CEO say to the worker he wanted to automate?
A labor dispute in the San Francisco area launched a surprising debate about the future of work in the new economy.
As labor dispute rolls along, BART workers keep working
BART employees and management are in the midst of a 60-day cooling-off period, but with little progress reported so far, another strike could be coming.
BART strike reveals tech, transit worker divide
The strike has laid bare a tricky cultural divide in the Bay Area, between traffic-weary tech workers who drive the local economy, and blue collar transit workers who feel left behind.