SF Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee Meeting

Agenda:

Of note:

5. 1307725 [Hearing – Update on Bay Area Rapid Transit Labor Negotiations and the City’s Preparedness for a Potential Strike]

Sponsors: Avalos; Campos, Breed and Mar

Hearing to review the status of labor negotiations at the Bay Area Rapid Transit and the prospects for a protracted strike, including the City’s level of preparedness and the potential economic and environmental impacts.

 

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