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BART Board Gives Final Approval To E-Cigarette Ban, First Time Violators To Pay $100 Fine

BART directors voted unanimously Thursday to give final approval to an ordinance that allows the transit agency to ban electronic cigarettes on its trains and in its stations.

02/12/2015

Measles Vaccine Bottle

BART Measles Scare Raises More Vaccination Concerns And Questions About Who’s Most Susceptible

This week’s warning sent out to BART riders that they may have been exposed to measles is raising more questions about vaccinations and who is most susceptible to the highly-contagious disease.

02/12/2015

(Julia Carrie Wong)

KPIX 5 Poll: Many Bay Area Residents Want Charges Upheld Against ‘Black Friday 14’ Protesters

A new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found many in the Bay Area want charges upheld against 14 protesters who blocked a BART train on Black Friday, causing major delays. The poll comes amid a push among the protesters and some BART officials to drop the case.

02/11/2015

A platform at MacArthur BART station is crowded with passengers bound for San Francisco, January 14, 2015. (CBS SF)

BART Riders Exposed To Measles From Infected LinkedIn Employee During Morning, Evening Commutes

Bay Area Rapid Transit riders may have been exposed to measles last week from a passenger traveling between the East Bay and San Francisco, according to public health officials.

02/11/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Relying Less On Public Transit, New Figures Show

It seems like trains and buses are more packed than ever. But overall, the Bay Area is actually depending less on public transit.

02/05/2015

BART is studying a plan to install a second transbay tube. (Source: SFCTA)

Second BART Tunnel Under Bay Allowing 24-Hour Service Gets Renewed Attention

With the San Francisco Bay Area economy booming, a plan to build a second tube for BART trains under San Francisco Bay is getting renewed attention.

02/02/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Customer Satisfaction Drops 10% In 3 Years, Riders Worry About Crowded Cars, Cleanliness

Bay Area Rapid Transit is looking to improve service after numbers released Thursday from a recent revealed customer satisfaction with the transportation service has fallen.

01/30/2015

16th Mission BART station in San Francisco. (Marcin Wichary/Wikimedia Commons)

2 People Stabbed Near San Francisco’s 16th Street BART; One Victim Not Cooperating With Police

Two people were injured over the weekend near the 16th and Mission Street BART station in separate stabbing incidents, one of which where the victim is not cooperating with police.

01/26/2015

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BART To San Jose Project Ahead Of Schedule, But Will Close Major Intersection For 9 Months

BART to San Jose’s construction project is almost a year ahead of schedule, but it will close the intersection of Sierra Rd. and Lundy Ave. for nine months of trench digging.

01/26/2015

Police Investigation

Juvenile Recovering After Stabbing In San Francisco BART Station

San Francisco fire personnel and BART police are responding to a report of a stabbing involving a juvenile at the 16th Street BART station Sunday evening, according to a fire dispatcher.

01/25/2015

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