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Bay Area Rapid Transit

BART board members applaud after unveiling a model of the car to be rolled out by next year and in full use by 2017. (CBS)

BART Gives Public A Look At ‘Fleet Of The Future’ For 1st Time

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s fleet of the future pulled up to Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco on Wednesday, the first in a series of events intending to give riders a closer look at the new cars.

04/16/2014

Caltrain Station (credit: Tony Avelar/Getty Images)

Guide To The South Bay’s Public Transportation

Although in most occasions, driving a car in the South Bay might get to a destination faster, the utilization of public transportation can be far less stressful, easier on the pocketbook and far better for the environment.

03/01/2014

BART Train

BART Service Restored Sunday After Friday Derailment

Service has been restored on a BART line after crews worked through the night to repair tracks damaged by a derailed train.

02/23/2014

A disabled ship anchored in San Francisco Bay near the BART Transbay Tube, January 31, 2014. (CBS)

BART Inspects Transbay Tube After Distressed Ship Drops Anchor

A container ship heading into the Port of Oakland caused a brief scare Friday when its anchor dropped near BART’s Transbay Tube, prompting a brief stoppage of train service between San Francisco and the East Bay, authorities said.

01/31/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Delayed After Man Falls On Orinda Tracks

Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were delayed on the Pittsburg/Bay Point line Friday morning after a person fell onto the tracks at the Orinda station, an agency dispatcher said.

01/24/2014

Police at the scene of a fire outside the Concord BART Station (CBS)

Teen Recovering After Catching Fire Outside Concord BART Station

A boy was airlifted to a hospital after he was burned outside of the Concord BART station late Wednesday night, a Contra Costa County fire dispatcher said.

01/16/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Elderly Man Run Over By BART Train Survives Without Visible Injury

A man in his 70s jumped in front of a Fremont-bound BART train in Berkeley Sunday afternoon, but survived with no visible injuries, according to a BART spokeswoman.

01/12/2014

BART Unveils New Car Design, Coming In 2015 (Credit: BART)

BART Unveils New Cars, Seats, Handholds To Upgrade 40-Year Old Fleet

New BART cars sporting cleaner seats, silicone foam, “branched” handrails, quieter doors, and better AC are coming soon.

01/10/2014

Tourism Hit in Aftermath of Terror Attacks

Free Rides Mean Very Happy New Year: Your Guide To Getting Home

Happy New Year 2014! Now, how do you get home? Transit areas across the Bay Area are offering extended hours and even some free services to get you home safely after ringing in the new year Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

12/31/2013

Passengers board a Muni bus along Market Street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Year Brings Bay Area Transit Fare Increases

Along with the new year, commuters will find fare increases for the transit agencies across the Bay Area.

12/27/2013

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