BREAKING: BART strike averted

BART management and union representatives announced just after 7 pm this evening that the BART strike that had been planned for midnight tonight has been called off.

A tentative agreement between BART and the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) has been reached that must be voted on by union members within a week or so. In the meantime, BART will run as normally scheduled this week.

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, U.S. Rep. Barbara Lee, and others were present at the announcement.

Local coverage:
- SF Gate
- KCBS radio

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