BART riders heading from Daly City toward San Francisco and the East Bay were experiencing delays Wednesday afternoon because of a mechanical problem, a BART dispatcher said.
Four suspects were arrested in connection with a shooting that critically injured a man near the Powell BART station in downtown San Francisco on Tuesday night.
Service was disrupted through the Tuesday evening commute after a train was taken out of service near the Pleasant Hill station, after it had a problem with a wheel component.
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.