Jim Allison BART spokesperson speaks during a news conference at BART headquarters in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. BART and its workers
Jim Allison BART spokesperson speaks during a news conference at BART headquarters in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. BART and its workers continue to negotiate towards a new contract as a Monday deadline to strike approaches. (Anda Chu/Bay Area News Group) ( ANDA CHU )