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San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

BART Eliminates Fare Premium For SFO Workers

Starting in July SFO employees who BART to work will save three dollars a day, thanks to the BART Board of Directors who voted to eliminate a $1.50 per-ride premium for airport employees.


A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Board Declares Zero-Tolerance For Attacks On Station Agents

Reported assaults include biting, kicking and punching of station agents. Train operators said they’ve also been subjected to spitting.


BART Board Holds Weekend Meeting To Discuss Agency’s Financial Challenges

BART’s Board of Directors held a rare meeting session that went into the weekend in Walnut Creek to discuss the major funding challenges facing the agency.


A protestor pretends to talk on a cell phone as he taunts 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 Board Delays Vote On Cellphone Policy

The BART Board of Directors has postponed a vote on a new cellphone policy, saying they want that policy to be “crystal clear” before it is adopted.


New BART General Manager Grace Crunican (Courtesy Photo)

KCBS In Depth: BART’s New General Manager

BART’s new General Manager Grace Crunican considers service for the riders and “getting back to the basics” to be her number one priority.


BART station (CBS)

BART Board Looks For New General Manager

The search for a new general manager for Bay Area Rapid Transit is underway in earnest, and the BART Board of Directors met for hours in closed session Thursday morning to discuss a possible hire.


BART train, station

BART To Shell Out More Than $100K In Search for New GM

The financial fallout appears to continue for BART, following the recent and very public – not to mention expensive – exit of general manager Dorothy Dugger.


Commuters pack into a BART train. (Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images)

Ward Allen Defeated In BART Board Election, Fang Re-Elected

BART’s board of directors has experienced little turnover in recent years, but former East Bay Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Robert Raburn shook it up in Tuesday’s election by comfortably beating three-term incumbent Carole Ward Allen of Oakland.

CBS San Francisco–11/03/2010

BART Holds Off on Temporary Fare Decrease

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS)_  BART passengers who were expecting a fare reduction may have to wait awhile longer if they get one at all. The transit agency’s Board of Directors has extra money in its coffers, […]