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BART Reports ‘Major Delays’ Due To Equipment Problem At Bay Fair Station

Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were significantly delayed on the Fremont line after an equipment problem on the tracks.

05/08/2015

BART passengers on the platform at Embarcadero station in San Francisco during delays in the system, May 6, 2015. Note the message board instructions. (Nicole Jones/CBS)

BART Could See More Breakdowns On Tracks, Needs More Than $4 Billion To Upgrade Infrastructure

BART officials said the 10-inches of rail broke on a newer section of tracks, and the rails like the cars badly need to be replaced.

05/07/2015

A 10-inch section of rail fractured and completely broke away, leaving a gap in the tracks west of Civic Center on May 6th, 2015 (PHOTO: BART)

Service Restored After 10-Inch Crack In SF Tracks; Delays Continue During #BARTPocalypse

There are major delays on Bay Area Rapid Transit systemwide, after a deformity was discovered in the trackway between the Civic Center station and 16th Street station in San Francisco.

05/06/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Surge Pricing Reported As BART Delays Leave Commuters Frustrated

“BART, and you’re there,” was not a slogan that applied to Wednesday’s commute, and many riders turned to Uber to get across the Bay and around the city.

05/06/2015

A mylar balloon similar to this one is what cut off power and shutdown BART Wednesday afternoon   
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BART Shutdown By Helium Balloon That Short-Circuited Electrical Lines In East Bay

BART service was stopped in both directions between Bay Fair, Hayward and Castro Valley Wednesday afternoon, after a problem with equipment caused major delays in and out of San Francisco earlier.

05/06/2015

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Police Activity – Not Earthquakes – Blamed For East Bay BART Trains Delays

Police activity at the Lafayette BART station caused major delays for trains Wednesday morning, an agency dispatcher said.

05/06/2015

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BART May Ask Taxpayers For The Billions It Needs To Keep Trains Running

BART needs billions of dollars just to keep the trains running in the future, and the transit agency may end up asking the public to foot the bill.

04/29/2015

Google Bus

Protesters Plan To Block Google, Apple & Facebook Shuttle Buses In Oakland Friday

The symbolic move is intended to show disdain over the growing income disparity in Oakland which critics largely blame on the tech industry in Silicon Valley.

04/27/2015

megan sheehan slammed to floor by bart police

New Video Shows BART Cop Slamming Drunk Woman To Floor In Federal Lawsuit

Bay Area Rapid Transit police face a lawsuit claiming they used excessive force on a drunken woman last year.

04/27/2015

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Smoky BART Train At San Francisco’s 16th Street Station Prompts Evacuation, Major Delays

BART service is recovering Monday morning after a mechanical problem on a train caused smoke to fill the 16th Street Mission station platform.

04/27/2015

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