Pete Castelli, left, executive director for SEIU Local 1021 gives the media a status update on talks between Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) management representatives and union workers to avoid a midnight strike deadline, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013 in Oakland, Calif. Castelli said, "with regret," that people should likely try to find alternate methods for their Tuesday commute. (D. Ross Cameron/Bay Area News Group)