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BART Capacity Peaking; Riders In Aging Trains Steaming Amid October Heat

BART ridership is higher than ever but its fleet of train cars is breaking down, especially on hot days. Trains can get so crowded during rush hour that some passengers are unable to get on.

10/07/2014

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BART To Soon Charge For Parking At Concord, North Concord, Oakland Coliseum And Hayward Stations

BART will soon begin charging for parking at its four remaining stations that have lots without daily fees, agency officials announced Monday.

10/06/2014

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BART Bridge Connects Rail Line To Future In Santa Clara County For The First Time

Bay Area Rapid Transit crews put the finishing touches of a bridge that will connect its past with the future. The bridge in Fremont will lead BART into Santa Clara County for the first time.

10/02/2014

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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.

09/30/2014

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

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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

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