A protestor holds up a picture of Charles Hill during a demonstration at the Civic Center BART station on July 11, 2011. The group “No Justice, No BART” is protesting July 3, 2011 shooting death of Hill by BART Police officers. (CBS)

BART Considers Legal Action Against Demonstrators

The transit agency was contemplating seeking restraining orders against people arrested at multiple events.


Hacker Group Disrupts Bay Area Rapid Transit

2 Groups Call For BART Protests

As one protest group prepped for its fourth consecutive Monday protest at the Civic Center Bay Area Rapid Transit station Monday evening, another activist organization announced plans for a demonstration against BART police on Thursday.


BART train, station

Protesters Target BART For 3rd Straight Monday

For the third consecutive Monday, BART officials had warned commuters that stations may be closed due to this planned protest by the hacker group “Anonymous.”

CBS San Francisco–08/29/2011

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officers patrol the the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New BART Protest, Counter-Protest Planned

BART advised passengers to be prepared for possible stations closures during the Monday evening commute if protesters once again try to disrupt train service.


BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey

BART Police Chief Vows Vigilance Regarding Passenger Safety

Police Chief Kenton Rainey said that arrests will continue if protesters continue to gather on station platforms at future demonstrations.


Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police push back a demonstrator that is taunting them at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART To Hear Public Comments On Cellphone Service Shutdown

BART directors were set to hold a special meeting Wednesday morning to discuss the transit agency’s decision to shut down cellphone service at stations in an effort to thwart a planned protest.


BART protest

Group Organizing BART Protests Vows To Continue Fight

The group Anonymous said they already plan to hold another protest next Monday and will continue to do so until they “get what they want.”

CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

Protesters force the closure of the BART Civic Center Station (CBS)

Civic Center, Powell Stations Closed In BART Protest, Dozens Arrested

A protest prompted BART to close Civic Center and Powell Street stations in San Francisco several times Monday evening.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/22/2011

Protestors pretend to talk on their cell phone as they taunt a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) police officer at the Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Warns Passengers Of Another Possible Service Disruption

Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are again warning passengers of a possible service delay during the Monday evening commute through San Francisco on word of a planned protest at the Civic Center station.


A demonstrator wears a mask during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Anonymous’ Member Offers Look Inside Hacking Activist Group

Recent protests of the BART system have been fueled by computer hackings and street demonstrations by a group known as Anonymous. One man who claims to be a part of the clandestine “hactivist” squad agreed to talk to CBS 5.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/18/2011