A new app from BART is supposed to be a discreet way to report crime on the transit system. But privacy advocates and the American Civil Liberties Union are sounding the alarm.
BART police were reviewing an incident on a train at the Pittsburg/Bay Point station last week in which an officer slammed a woman to the ground as he attempted to detain her.
Increased ridership, shorter trains, and an aging fleet are part of the reason BART commuters are being packed into cars like sardines many days.
A person struck by a BART train at the Bay Fair BART station in San Leandro Tuesday night has been transported to a hospital, a BART spokesman said.
San Francisco police say criminal charges will not be filed in the crash of an America’s Cup catamaran in May 2013 that killed British Olympic star Andrew “Bart” Simpson.
BART is reporting delays of up to 20 minutes Monday afternoon because of an equipment problem on the tracks near the Bay Fair station.
The app allows riders to report crime or any suspicious activity in stations and on trains in a safe and discreet manner.
BART riders heading from Daly City toward San Francisco and the East Bay were experiencing delays Wednesday afternoon because of a mechanical problem, a BART dispatcher said.
Four suspects were arrested in connection with a shooting that critically injured a man near the Powell BART station in downtown San Francisco on Tuesday night.
Service was disrupted through the Tuesday evening commute after a train was taken out of service near the Pleasant Hill station, after it had a problem with a wheel component.