BREAKING: JUDGE ORDERS 60-DAY COOLING OFF PERIOD FOR BART

BREAKING: JUDGE ORDERS 60-DAY COOLING OFF PERIOD FOR BART

Michele Ellson

Photo from the BART blog.

A San Francisco Superior Court judge has ordered a 60-day cooling off period for BART unions and management, putting off a threatened strike and keeping trains running. Governor Jerry Brown sought the injunction putting off a threatened strike Friday, and the court said a hearing to consider approving the cooling-off period would be held if BART management and its union failed to reach contract deals. We've got more about the threatened strike and Brown's efforts to prevent it, at the jump.