BART strike ends in wage agreement
- Analysts: Ratings of Bay Area transit system unlikely to be hurt by strike. Marois, Michael B. // Bond Buyer;09/10/97, Vol. 321 Issue 30227, p30
Reports on the possible impact of a prolonged strike at the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit to the agency's credit quality. Effects of the changes in the commuters' mode of transportation; Tax revenues backing the system's long-term debt; San Francisco Mayor Willi Brown's plans to address...
- Fiber rides free on Bay subway. Lawton, George // Lightwave;Jan95, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p1
Reports on the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) system's plan to build a fiber network throughout its subway tunnels. Cost of project; Financing scheme for project; Provisions under network construction project; Network applications.
- San Francisco BART Talking to FA About Public-Private Plan. Cohen, Jackie // Bond Buyer;12/15/2005, Vol. 354 Issue 32279, p36
The article focuses on the negotiation of the authority of San Francisco, California, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) with a firm to act as financial adviser for a public-private partnership to finance a planned people-mover tram. The project is to connect the Oakland Airport and a BART station....
- Airport link gains approval. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;10/2/95, Vol. 235 Issue 14, p16
Reports on the conclusion of the agreement on the construction of a link between the Bay Area Rapid Transit system with the San Francisco International Airport. Terms of the deal; Design of the international terminal; Appropriations for the rail project.
- FTA to BART: We'll get rail funds. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;07/14/97, Vol. 239 Issue 2, p20
Reports that the US Federal Transit Administration (FTA) has cleared the way for site preparation work for the Bay Area Rapid Transit District's (BART) $1.2-billion commuter-rail line to San Francisco International Airport in California. Construction contracts to be awarded by BART's board of...
- Underground chatter. Luna, Lynnette // Urgent Communications;Nov2009, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p24
The article presents how San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) District improved communications in its subway. It developed leasing programs for its equipment and fibers, and brought mobile services underground. Sprint Nextel, Verizon Wireless, and MetroPCS are among the five commercial...
- S.F., LGE to recycle phones. Truini, Joe // Waste & Recycling News;6/22/2009, Vol. 14 Issue 30, pCVS1
The article informs that LG MobileComm USA, a unit of LG Electronics Inc., has partnered with San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) to make people aware about mobile phone recycling. Six BART stations have been outfitted in San Francisco with cell phone collection receptacles to encourage...
- Impact of trucker strike neglible. // Wood & Wood Products;May94, Vol. 99 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the impact of the strike by Teamster truck drivers. Absence of difficulty in manufacturers' shipping of products to their customers; Companies' shift to overnighting goods and using non-union Less than Truck Load drivers.
- Unions spin off track. Kyriakopoulos, Vikki // Bulletin with Newsweek;03/18/97, Vol. 116 Issue 6063, p22
Discusses the public transport strike during the formula one grand prix in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The injury that the strike inflicted on union-government relations in Victoria as proving critical; Attendance of Labor leader John Brumby at the race as a guest of the unions; The issue...