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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

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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

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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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Does BART Think Students Are Calculating The Volume Of The Death Star?

Reddit user neopifex spotted a BART poster that it appears the student is calculating the volume of the Star Wars Death Star.

04/22/2015

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Person Killed On BART Tracks At San Francisco Civic Center Station

A person has died on the BART tracks at the Civic Center station in San Francisco Thursday morning, a BART spokesman said today.

04/16/2015

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

NTSB Finds Probable Cause In BART Protocol That Resulted In Track Workers’ Deaths

BART’s since-suspended “simple approval” practice was the probable cause of an accident that killed two track workers in Contra Costa County in 2013 according to the NTSB.

04/14/2015

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Crews Working Overtime To Alleviate ‘Crush Loads’ Before New Trains Arrive

If you’ve ever ridden BART during the commute hours, no explanation is needed for the term “crush loads,” and maintenance crews are working overtime to put damage trains back in service to alleviate overcrowding.

04/13/2015

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Asks Congress To Renew $105 Billion Transportation Bill To Help Fund BART Extension

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors president Dave Cortese took part in a rally at San Jose State University Thursday to urge Congress to renew a $105 billion national transportation bill that expires next month.

04/09/2015

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BART Announces Increased Fares For 2016

BART is taking public comments on a plan to increase current fares by 3.4 percent next year.

04/08/2015

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