BART is recovering from a 10 to 15 minute delay this morning due to equipment problems, according to an alert on Twitter, posted at about 6 a.m.
People who rely on BART to travel between San Francisco and the Peninsula to the East Bay will have to find alternate ways across the bay later this summer. The transit agency will close the Transbay tube for repairs during the first weekend in August and over Labor Day weekend.
BART officials Wednesday morning said the system is running on time again following delays due to pine needles catching fire on the tracks.
A BART train narrowly missed striking a 57-year-old woman who fell onto the tracks at the North Concord/Martinez station Friday evening, a BART police lieutenant said.
Riders who depend on BART to ship them to and from work, school and appointments notice delays are becoming more common. And they’re not the only ones.
All BART stations are now open after a fire on a train closed multiple stations in Alameda County earlier Thursday, according to BART officials.
BART trains through the Transbay Tube are delayed over 20 minutes in the East Bay and San Francisco directions Monday afternoon because maintenance crews needed to take a measurement, a BART spokesman said.
A fight or disturbance between six or seven people at a San Francisco BART station was the reason for major delays in part of the system Sunday night, a BART police officer said.
It was a party getting into San Francisco for Sunday’s Gay Pride Parade. Paradegoers were in a raucous, good mood as they crowded onto BART trains, ferries, and Caltrains heading to The City.
BART police have become one of the first police departments in the country to implement a specific policy governing interactions with transgender individuals, BART officials said Thursday.