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First day of BART strike 

BART workers went on strike Monday, leaving roughly 200,000 passengers struggling to find other ways to commute.
MIKE KOOZMIN/THE SF EXAMINER
Due to a BART workers strike, electronic traffic signs along Highway 101 alert commuters to expect delays.
AP Photo/Ben Margot
Commuters wait in traffic on Interstate 80 and 580 on approach to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Monday, July 1, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Negotiations between the two largest unions representing more than 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers and BART management broke off late Sunday despite the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a last-ditch effort to reach a deal.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
BART stations across SF are shut down on Monday, July first, day one of the 2013 BART strike.
AP Photo/Ben Margot
Commuters wait to pay their tolls on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, Monday, July 1, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Negotiations between the two largest unions representing more than 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers and BART management broke off late Sunday despite the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a last-ditch effort to reach a deal.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
BART employees picket and protest at the corner of Market and Montgomery Streets on Monday, July first, day one of the 2013 BART strike.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Commuters line up to wait for an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters are scrambling to find ways to work after the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers from the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 went on strike at midnight after contract negotiations with management fell apart on Sunday.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
Masses of commuters pile up at the Transbay Temporary Terminal at Beale and Howard Streets, on Monday, July first, day one of the 2013 BART strike.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
Masses of commuters pile up at the Transbay Temporary Terminal at Beale and Howard Streets, on Monday, July first, day one of the 2013 BART strike.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
A Bay Area Rapid Transit car sits at a station platform in Millbrae, Calif., Monday, July 1, 2013. Early Monday, July 1, 2013, two of San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's largest unions went on strike after weekend talks with management failed to produce a new contract.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Commuters board a Caltrain train at the Caltrain and Bay Area Rapid Transit station in Millbrae, Calif., Monday, July 1, 2013. On Monday, two of San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit's largest unions went on strike after weekend talks with management failed to produce a new contract.
AP Photo/Ben Margot
A couple discuss a different way to travel upon learning that the Fruitvale BART station is closed due to a strike Monday, July 1, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Negotiations between the two largest unions representing more than 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers and BART management broke off late Sunday despite the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a last-ditch effort to reach a deal.
AP Photo/Ben Margot
The Fruitvale BART station is closed due to a worker strike Monday, July 1, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. Negotiations between the two largest unions representing more than 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers and BART management broke off late Sunday despite the request of California Gov. Jerry Brown in a last-ditch effort to reach a deal.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
BART stations across SF are shut down on Monday, July first, day one of the 2013 BART strike.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Amalgamated Transit Union workers hold signs as they strike outside of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) station on July 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters are scrambling to find ways to work after the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers from the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 went on strike at midnight after contract negotiations with management fell apart on Sunday.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters are scrambling to find ways to work after the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers from the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 went on strike at midnight after contract negotiations with management fell apart on Sunday.
Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland, California. Hundreds of thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters are scrambling to find ways to work after the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) workers from the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1555 went on strike at midnight after contract negotiations with management fell apart on Sunday.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
Casual carpoolers depart at Howard and Fremont Streets on Monday, July first, day one of the 2013 BART strike.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
BART employees picket and protest at the corner of Market and Montgomery Streets on Monday, July first, day one of the 2013 BART strike.
Alex Leber/Special to the S.F. Examiner
BART employees picket and protest at the corner of Market and Montgomery Streets on Monday, July first, day one of the 2013 BART strike.
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MIKE KOOZMIN/THE SF EXAMINER
Due to a BART workers strike, electronic traffic signs along Highway 101 alert commuters to expect delays.
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