Bay Area Rapid Transit

BART To OAK connector at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

BART To Oakland International Airport Has Good Start, Needs More Riders To Break Even

Bay Area Rapid Transit’s extension into Oakland International Airport opened over the holiday weekend with a promising start. But to make the costly project profitable, many more need to come aboard.

12/01/2014

A rendering of the BART Airport Extension. (BART)

BART Expects Oakland Airport Extension To Open By Thanksgiving

The Bay Area Rapid Transit extension between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International should be operational for the Thanksgiving travel crush, according to system officials.

11/07/2014

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BART To Test Overnight Bus Service For Commuters, Not Partiers

System officials say they’re planning a 1-year pilot program that will put a handful of buses on existing AC Transit routes and link up parts of Contra Costa county with more buses crossing the bridge each night from San Francisco.

09/30/2014

Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Other Transit Agencies Beef Up Security After Word Of Alleged Plot By ISIS To Attack U.S. Subways

BART police said they have increased patrols, including the use of K-9 teams. Muni is doing the same on its platforms and trains.

09/25/2014

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1968 Promotional Video Shows Slick New Vision For Bay Area With BART

Do you remember when Bay Area Rapid Transit was the next big thing? Perhaps not. It was more than 40 years ago.

09/25/2014

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

339 Riders Banned From BART System For Domestic Violence, Drug Sales, Other Offenses

Over 300 people have been banned from the BART system after the transit agency’s law went into effect allowing them to issue stay-away orders.

09/24/2014

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: BART Commuters Dealing With Increasingly Packed Trains

Increased ridership, shorter trains, and an aging fleet are part of the reason BART commuters are being packed into cars like sardines many days.

09/10/2014

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BART Service Returns To Normal For Morning Commute On Pittsburg/Bay Point Line

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.

08/27/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Workers Allege Racist, Threatening Graffiti Left On Lockers

A group of African American BART workers said they found racist, threatening graffiti on their lockers, and don’t feel safe at work.

07/31/2014

Construction in Fremont's Warm Springs District. (CBS)

Fremont Says BART Extension Is Helping Warm Springs District Blossom

For years, people talked about Fremont mostly as the place where BART service stopped, but the extension into the South Bay is a boon to the city’s economy, lawmakers say.

07/31/2014

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