A woman riding Bay Area Rapid Transit with her two young children was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment in Concord on Tuesday night after a fellow passenger reported that she was drunk and causing a disturbance, a BART police lieutenant said.
BART removed three of four cars from an out-of-service train that derailed in Concord during the Friday evening commute, prompting buses and a shuttle train to stand in for normal train service between four stations on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line.
BART officials are saying that repairs to a damaged train, track and third rail following a derailment at the Concord BART station Friday evening are likely to continue through Saturday night.
The National Transportation Safety Board Thursday issued “urgent” safety recommendations to protect rail workers in the wake of the on-the-job deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track workers in Contra Costa County two months ago.
The two BART workers who were struck and killed by a train while inspecting the tracks during the second day of a BART strike over the weekend were working under a practice in which they were considered responsible for their own safety, a National Transportation Safety Board official said Tuesday.
The operator of a BART train that struck and killed two workers near the Walnut Creek station on Saturday was in training, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator confirmed Monday afternoon.
You can see a full-sized model of the new BART trains at MacArthur Station through Friday.
A person was struck and killed by a train at the 12th Street/Oakland City Center BART station Wednesday morning, a BART spokeswoman said.
A person was struck by a Bay Area Rapid Transit train at the Glen Park station in San Francisco Wednesday afternoon, an agency spokeswoman said.
A Los Angeles judge has denied bail for a former Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer sentenced to two years in prison for fatally shooting an unarmed man in Oakland last year.