Shorted Cable Blamed For Test Track Crash Of New BART CarA wire jammed into a cabinet door was to blame for a brand-new BART train car slowly crashing into a sand berm at a testing facility in Hayward on Friday afternoon, BART officials said Wednesday.
Power Restored To Thousands Of East Bay ResidentsA transformer failure and fire at a PG&E substation in El Cerrito caused a massive power outage in the East Bay Monday that disrupted BART service and traffic signals in Berkeley, an El Cerrito fire battalion chief said.
New BART Train Car Crashes During Hayward Test RunOne of the brand new BART cars that arrived just weeks ago crashed Friday afternoon during a test run in Hayward.
BART Enacts Fines Of Up To $500 For Seat HogsPeople who put their feet up on BART trains or set their bag next to them could face some stiff penalties soon if they don't make room when asked.
BART Projects Potential $477M Budget Deficit Over Next DecadeAs revenue growth slows, BART is facing the possibility of a $477 million budget deficit over the next 10 years, BART officials said Thursday.
BART Avoids Labor Woes; Extends Contracts With UnionsOfficials with the troubled Bay Area Rapid Transit system announced Monday a tentative deal with its major unions that would extends the current labor agreement for another four years.
Riders Give BART Surprisingly Good Grades Despite ProblemsIn the face of constant breakdowns, frequent delays and crowded commutes, many BART riders still gave the transit system fairly high marks in a recent exclusive poll sponsored by KPIX 5.
BART Turns To eBay For Parts To Keep System Limping AlongBART has been turning to sellers on eBay for spare parts to keep its aging fleet of train cars running.
BART Shows Off New Train Car, Testing To Begin SoonBART is showing off the latest addition to what it bills as the “Fleet of the Future.” On Wednesday, the transit agency unveiled a new train car at its testing facility in Hayward.
BART Service Resumes Between Pittsburg/Bay Point, North ConcordNearly three weeks after electrical issues were discovered, BART service resumed between the Pittsburg/Bay Point and North Concord stations Tuesday morning.
BART Alternating Test, Shuttle Trains On Troubled East Bay LineAlternating BART test and shuttle trains will be running Monday between two East Bay stations where there's an electrical glitch that is still being investigated, agency officials said.
BART Restores Normal Service Between Martinez And Bay Point StationsThe regular train service will last all weekend and BART officials hope to continue the service through the Monday morning commute.