TODAY   |  October 18, 2013

Bay Area transit workers walk off the job

Frustrated Bay Area Rapid Transit workers walked off the job on Thursday night, sparking the second transit strike in the San Francisco area in four months. BART is the nation’s fifth-largest commuter rail system, and the strike will affect nearly 400,000 riders daily.

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>>> hundreds of thousands of computers in san francisco will have to find another way to get tho work this morning. bay area rapid transit workers walked off the job for the second time in two months. they're haggling over wages and benefits. 400,000 riders take bart every weekday. it's the fifth largest commuter rail system.