San Franciscos Bay Area Rapid Transit Grinds To A Halt
RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:
NPR's business news starts with a mass transit strike.
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MONTAGNE: San Francisco's Bay Area Rapid Transit - or BART - has ground to its halt after two main unions went on strike. That followed talks over the weekend that failed - with the big issues being, salaries, pensions and health care.
The shutdown of the country's fifth-largest rail rapid transit system affects some 400,000 riders. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.