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  • Asiana crash: 'Very chaotic scene' cited, no criminal charges

    Prosecutors cited "remarkable efforts" of police and firefighters in a "very chaotic scene" after the Asiana Airlines crash in deciding not to file criminal charges in the death of a 16-year-old passenger killed by a rescue truck. San Mateo County Dist....
  • NTSB to investigate deaths of workers killed by BART train

    NTSB to investigate deaths of workers killed by BART train
    The National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the deaths of two maintenance workers who were hit and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit train Saturday as they were conducting a track inspection. Two federal investigators were on their way to...
  • BART strike: investigation of fatal accident could take months

    BART strike: investigation of fatal accident could take months
    The investigation into the deaths of two maintenance workers who were struck and killed by a Bay Area Rapid Transit train during a routine track inspection could take a year or longer, a federal investigator told reporters Sunday. “We will be...
  • BART workers gather for vigil for those killed in train accident

    BART workers gather for vigil for those killed in train accident
    Walnut Creek, Calif.--On Sunday evening, more than 100 Bay Area Rapid Transit employees gathered for a candlelight vigil to remember two workers who were struck and killed over the weekend by a commuter train while conducting a track inspection.  ...
  • Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers

    Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...
  • BART strike: Commuters flock to ferries, buses, bridges

    BART strike: Commuters flock to ferries, buses, bridges
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Day 4 of the regional commuter rail strike began for many in pre-dawn darkness Monday, as several hundred thousand residents who rely on Bay Area Rapid Transit trains instead poured onto buses and ferries or inched their way across...
  • BART talks resuming with mediator; both sides 'hopeful'

    BART talks resuming with mediator; both sides 'hopeful'
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Bay Area Rapid Transit officials and a union spokeswoman confirmed Monday afternoon that talks were resuming through a federal mediator, and if resolution can be achieved by 6 p.m. regional commuter trains could be up and running for...
  • Trainee was operating BART train that struck workers, NTSB says

    Trainee was operating BART train that struck workers, NTSB says
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- A  federal investigator in charge of probing Saturday’s fatal BART accident said a trainee was operating a  train when it struck and killed two workers who were inspecting the tracks. James Southworth, who is in charge of...
  • BART, unions reach deal; strike ends

    BART, unions reach deal; strike ends
    SAN FRANCISCO — BART management and union leaders emerged from negotiations late Monday to announce an end to the four-day regional rail strike that sent hundreds of thousands of commuters scrambling to find alternatives to the 104-mile system....
  • BART workers were responsible for their own safety, NTSB says

    BART workers were responsible for their own safety, NTSB says
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. -- Two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers killed Saturday during an employee strike were operating under employer rules that made them responsible for their own safety, a federal transportation investigator said Tuesday. James...
  • SFO Asiana Airlines crash hearing delayed by government shutdown

    SFO Asiana Airlines crash hearing delayed by government shutdown
    Because of the government shutdown earlier this month, the National Transportation Safety Board said this week that they are delaying from November to December a two-day investigative hearing about the deadly Asiana Airlines plane crash in San Francisco...