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BART Smashes Ridership Record During Giants’ Celebration Parade

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When the San Francisco Giant’s won the World Series, fans took to the streets in uproarious celebration, though some got carried away in a boozy frenzy that led to burning mattresses, commandeering SFFD fire trucks and an ugly brawl at 22nd and Mission. Fortunately, when the city held the official parade and celebration on Wednesday, […]

BART Moves Ahead With OAK Connecter Despite Civil Rights Violations

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Image: BART. Even though BART is not in compliance with the Federal Transportation Administration’s (FTA) Title VI civil rights regulations, the agency has sought funding from numerous local, regional, state and federal outlets to continue the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) project, a three-mile elevated tramway that would connect the Oakland Airport with the Oakland Coliseum […]

Mayor Newsom Slams Muni Union Leaders Again, Decries Work Rules

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Photo: Myleen Hollero/Orange Photography. Keeping with his public recriminations of TWU Local 250-A, the union representing Muni operators, Mayor Gavin Newsom launched into a tirade today after a press conference, decrying the leadership of the union for "misleading" the rank-and-file. Newsom called the second rejection of wage concessions a mistake and said the entire workforce […]