An equipment problem on the tracks has caused major delays Bay Area Rapid Transit service in the East Bay Tuesday afternoon.
San Francisco police were investigating a shooting Tuesday night near the Powell BART station that left one person with injuries considered to be life-threatening, a police spokesman said.
BART officials said on Monday that an early warning system currently in development stages worked perfectly just before Sunday morning’s 6.0 magnitude earthquake struck.
Firefighters contained a three-alarm structure fire in San Francisco Tuesday morning, just blocks from City College of San Francisco.
The 6.0 magnitude quake Sunday morning in Napa County triggered multiple shutdowns of rail services throughout the Bay Area, including the cancellation of ACE train special Levi’s Stadium service and suspension of Amtrak’s Capitol Corridor service from Roseville to San Jose while track and bridges are inspected.
A strange odor, noxious fumes, and train car full of coughing passengers triggered police to evacuate the entire BART train, created a domino effect of delays system wide, and spawned news stations to launch their helicopters, but after a short investigation, nothing was found.
A fire destroyed four parked cars and badly damaged another in the parking lot of the Lafayette BART station Wednesday afternoon, a fire official said.
Elected and appointed officials on Wednesday celebrated the final installment of more than $760 million in state money for a planned 10-mile extension of BART to north San Jose, which is scheduled to be completed in 2018.
BART service has resumed following major delays impacting the Richmond BART line Tuesday morning due to a power outage in South San Francisco.
One thing was clear as I walked into Levi’s Stadium for the first 49ers game in their new home this Sunday: the Niners are where they belong.