BART Spokeswoman Alicia Trost

Fire and smoke were reported under a BART train at the Orinda station on October 23, 2013. (CBS)

Full BART Service Resumes In Orinda After Track Fire

Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were running on both tracks through the Orinda station Thursday morning after a mechanical problem that caused smoke to billow up from beneath a Pittsburg/Bay Point-bound train carrying passengers Wednesday evening, officials said.


Commuters line up as they wait to board an AC Transit bus on July 1, 2013 in Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Talks Continue; Unions Call Cooling-Off Period A Delay

Negotiations are scheduled for Thursday and Friday. Chris Daly, the political director for Service Employees International Union Local 1021, said a strike is possible on Monday.


BART cars

BART Offers New Details On Fleet Replacement

BART released new details on Wednesday about the agency’s plans to replaces its aging train cars—most of which are 40 years old.


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

BART Offering Passengers Data On Crowd Levels

Bay Area Rapid Transit released a beta-version feature for its Internet and mobile sites on Tuesday that gives riders an estimated snapshot of passenger levels when then they plan a trip.