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BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Republican Assemblywoman Introduces Bill To Prevent Future BART Strikes

A Bay Area lawmaker has started a new effort to ban strikes by BART workers. The bill’s proposal is getting mixed reviews with some BART riders giving it a thumb’s up.

02/24/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Transit Officials And Entertainment Board Members Aim To Improve Late-Night Transportation System

A new report by a whole host of San Francisco nightlife, safety, and transportation officials has found that the current late night public transportation system has been described as extremely inefficient, unreliable, and at times, unsafe.

02/23/2015

A San Francisco Police officer riding on a Muni Metro train. (CBS)

Plan To Run BART, Muni Late Night In SF Lacks Needed Cash

“The Other 9-To-5″ report calls for a major boost in overnight public transportation to and from San Francisco. The only problem is the report doesn’t have a plan for where to get the cash to make it happen.

02/23/2015

(photo courtesy: Bike East Bay)

BART Testing New Cars To Include More Bike Space, But Only At One End

Bicycle advocates are upset that the new rail cars BART is going to test, starting this summer, will only have space for bikes at one end.

02/18/2015

A BART train at the Concord station on Sunday morning.

BART To Receive $5 Million Federal Grant To Protect Trackside Workers

The Federal Transit Administration is awarding BART a $5 million grant to develop a new technology to protect track-side workers.

02/17/2015

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Smoke At Powell Street Station Causes Scare For BART Riders

Smoke filling the Powell Street station caused a scare for some Bay Area Rapid Transit commuters Friday morning.

02/13/2015

E-Cigarette

BART Board Gives Final Approval To E-Cigarette Ban, First Time Violators To Pay $100 Fine

BART directors voted unanimously Thursday to give final approval to an ordinance that allows the transit agency to ban electronic cigarettes on its trains and in its stations.

02/12/2015

Measles Vaccine Bottle

BART Measles Scare Raises More Vaccination Concerns And Questions About Who’s Most Susceptible

This week’s warning sent out to BART riders that they may have been exposed to measles is raising more questions about vaccinations and who is most susceptible to the highly-contagious disease.

02/12/2015

(Julia Carrie Wong)

KPIX 5 Poll: Many Bay Area Residents Want Charges Upheld Against ‘Black Friday 14’ Protesters

A new KPIX 5 / SurveyUSA poll found many in the Bay Area want charges upheld against 14 protesters who blocked a BART train on Black Friday, causing major delays. The poll comes amid a push among the protesters and some BART officials to drop the case.

02/11/2015

A platform at MacArthur BART station is crowded with passengers bound for San Francisco, January 14, 2015. (CBS SF)

BART Riders Exposed To Measles From Infected LinkedIn Employee During Morning, Evening Commutes

Bay Area Rapid Transit riders may have been exposed to measles last week from a passenger traveling between the East Bay and San Francisco, according to public health officials.

02/11/2015

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