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BART To Test Overnight Bus Service For Commuters, Not Partiers

System officials say they’re planning a 1-year pilot program that will put a handful of buses on existing AC Transit routes and link up parts of Contra Costa county with more buses crossing the bridge each night from San Francisco.

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Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Other Transit Agencies Beef Up Security After Word Of Alleged Plot By ISIS To Attack U.S. Subways

BART police said they have increased patrols, including the use of K-9 teams. Muni is doing the same on its platforms and trains.

09/25/2014

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1968 Promotional Video Shows Slick New Vision For Bay Area With BART

Do you remember when Bay Area Rapid Transit was the next big thing? Perhaps not. It was more than 40 years ago.

09/25/2014

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

339 Riders Banned From BART System For Domestic Violence, Drug Sales, Other Offenses

Over 300 people have been banned from the BART system after the transit agency’s law went into effect allowing them to issue stay-away orders.

09/24/2014

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‘Germinator’ Jacket From San Francisco Apparel Firm Targets Mass Transit Germaphobes

A San Francisco specialty apparel firm is rolling out a jacket designed for mass transit commuters who can’t bear to be stuck among their germ-spewing fellow passengers.

09/24/2014

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BART Police Video Captures Moment Before Shooting Near Hayward Station In June

BART police are asking for the public’s help in identifying persons of interest in a shooting that occurred near the bus zone at the
Hayward station in June.

09/24/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Crime Reporting App Worries ACLU, Privacy Advocates

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.

09/17/2014

Image from a YouTube video shows a BART Police officer wrestling a woman to the ground aboard a train as passengers look on. (Kareem Muslim/YouTube)

BART Police Reviews Arrest Caught On Camera Of Woman Slammed Down By Officer Aboard Train

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.

09/16/2014

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: BART Commuters Dealing With Increasingly Packed Trains

Increased ridership, shorter trains, and an aging fleet are part of the reason BART commuters are being packed into cars like sardines many days.

09/10/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in Berkeley, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Train Strikes Person At Bay Fair Station In San Leandro

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.

09/09/2014

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